Silane - SiH4

Silane is a colourless, flammable gas with a strong smell. Silane is used in the manufacturing of amorphous silicon devices for photosensitive drums or solar cells.

Its major hazard is that it’s spontaneous flammable.


  • Molecular weight:

    32.117 g/mol

  • Gaseous phase:

    Gas density (1.013 bar at boiling point): 2.49 kg/m3
    Gas density (1.013 bar and 15 °C (59 °F)): 1.35 kg/m3

  • Solid phase:

    Melting point: -184.67 °C

  • Liquid phase:

    Boiling point (1.013 bar): -112.15 °C
    Liquid density (1.013 bar at boiling point): 582.621 kg/m3

  • Critical point:

    Critical temperature: -3.45 °C
    Critical pressure: 48.4 bar
    Critical density: 234.496 kg/m3