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Molybdenum Powder / Mo Powder (Mo, 99.9%, 800nm, metal basis)

Molybdenum Powder
Product No NRE-8031
CAS No. 7439-98-7
Formula  Mo
Molecular Weight 95.94g/mol
APS <40 um(can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Color Black
Density 10.2 g/cm3
Melting Point 2623 °C
Boiling Point 4639 °C

Molybdenum Powder / Mo Powder Uses

Molybdenum powder has a wide range of applications due to its unique properties, which include high melting point, excellent thermal and electrical conductivity, and resistance to corrosion. Here are some of the common applications of molybdenum powder:

Metallurgy: Molybdenum is commonly used as an alloying element in various steels to improve their strength, hardness, toughness, and resistance to corrosion and wear. It is frequently used in the production of stainless steel, tool steel, high-speed steel, and superalloys.

Catalysts: Molybdenum powder is utilized in catalysts for chemical reactions in various industries, including petroleum refining, petrochemicals, and the production of polymers. It is used in processes such as the removal of sulfur from petroleum products.

Electronics and Electrical Applications: Molybdenum powder is used in the production of electronic components and electrical contacts due to its high thermal and electrical conductivity. It is used in the manufacture of semiconductors, thin-film transistors, and as a coating for thin-film resistors.

Aerospace and Defense: Molybdenum finds applications in the aerospace and defense industries due to its high strength at elevated temperatures and its ability to withstand extreme conditions. It is used in the production of aircraft parts, missiles, and armor plating.

Chemical Processing Equipment: Molybdenum is used in various chemical processing equipment such as reactors, furnaces, and heat exchangers due to its resistance to corrosion and high temperatures.

Glass and Ceramics Industry: Molybdenum is used in the glass and ceramics industry for producing glass-to-metal seals, glass melting electrodes, and furnace windings due to its high melting point and thermal expansion properties.

Medical Applications: Molybdenum and its alloys find use in certain medical applications such as implants and medical devices, owing to their biocompatibility and corrosion resistance.

Industrial Applications: Molybdenum powder is also used in other industrial applications, such as lubricants, pigments, and dyes.