Silicon metal is mainly used by the chemical industry in the production of silicon compounds and by semiconductors. aluminum manufacturers to improve the useful properties of aluminum, as well as in the manufacture of silicon wafers used in photovoltaic solar cells and electronic.
Silicon metal is hard and brittle. It is insoluble in acid at room temperature and easily soluble in alkali.
It has semiconductor properties. The purest silicon mineral is quartz or silica, and high-quality quartz is used to make alloys, metals and single crystals.
1.Silicon metal is widely used in the iron and steel industry for smelting into ferrosilicon alloys, and most cast aluminum alloys contain silicon.
2 Silicon is the raw material of ultra-pure silicon in the electronics industry. whichmakes electronic devices have the advantages of small size, light weight, good reliability and long life.