THERMAL STABILITY OF LITHIUM BOROHYDRIDE,
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO
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Results are given of a study into the behavior of lithium borohydride and its dioxanate up to 600 degrees. Lithium borohydride on heating liberated about 80 of its whole amount of H the residue was a light-brown mass that gave off H under the action of H2O. The dioxanate of the borohydride, LiBH4.C4H802, lost a molecule of dioxane at 85 degrees with simultaneous liberation of H. The liberation of H became more intense above 400 degrees.