Titanium Zirconium Molybdenum (TZM)

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Description

Molybdenum is transformed into TZM (Titanium-Zirconium-Molybdenum) by using small quantities of tiny, extremely fine carbides. TZM is stronger than pure molybdenum and possesses a higher recrystallization temperature and better creep resistance.

Properties

Thermal

Max service temperature Tmax

1400 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Mo

-

balance

Ti

0.4 - 0.55 %

Zr

0.06 - 0.12 %

W

0.02 %

O

0.01 %

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Technological properties

Application areas

TZM is used in high-temperature applications involving demanding mechanical loads, for example in forging tools or as rotating anodes in X-ray tubes. The recommended temperatures of use are between 700 and 1400 °C.

This material data has been provided by Plansee.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.