Molybdenum Bar Centerless Ground

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Description

Molybdenum is a refractory metal that is very useful in many industrial processes and applications that would not be possible with many of the more common metals and alloys. Refractory metals and alloys are extraordinarily resistant to heat and have unique physical properties.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

10.28 g/cm³

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Dimension

PropertyValue

Length

1828 mm

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Width

1.6 - 50.8 mm

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Dimensions

Available widths: 1.6mm, 1.8mm, 3.2mm, 4.8mm, 6.4mm, 7.6mm, 7.9mm, 9.5mm, 12.7mm, 15.9mm, 19.1mm, 25.4mm, 31.8mm, 38.1mm, 44.5mm, 50.8mm

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

320 GPa

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Elongation

23.0 °C

12 %

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in 1 in.

Hardness, Vickers

23.0 °C

220 [-]

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Tensile strength

20.0 °C

1035 MPa

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500.0 °C

515 MPa

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1000.0 °C

175 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

4.8E-6 1/K

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Crystallization temperature

1100 °C

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Melting point

2623 °C

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

259 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

142 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity

200.0 °C

5.34E-8 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Molybdenum

99.97 %

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min

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

In the missile industry Molybdenum is used for nose cones, high temperature structural parts, nozzles, leading edges of control surfaces, support vanes, re-entry cones, and heat radiation shields. In electronics Molybdenum is used for cathodes, magnetron end hats, x-ray tube components, filaments, and glass-to-metal seals. In high-temperature applications Molybdenum is used for: furnace windings, structural furnace members, and containers for components exposed to high temperatures.