Molybdenum Annealed, Pickled Wire

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Description

With its unique mechanical and chemical properties, molybdenum is an outstanding material that can meet the most exacting requirements. Because molybdenum possesses a very high melting point, a low coefficient of thermal expansion and a high level of thermal conductivity, it is used in many different industries. Molybdenum is a genuine all-rounder.

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.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

10.2 g/cm³

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Neutron capture cross-section

23.0 °C

0 m²

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Dimension

PropertyValue

Diameter

2 - 3 mm

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Dimensions

Available diameters (mm): 2; 2.5; 3

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elongation

23.0 °C

10 %

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

650 - 1000 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValue

Melting point

2620 °C

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electron work function

23.0 °C

4.39 eV

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Acoustical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Sound speed, longitudinal

23.0 °C

6250 m/s

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Sound speed, transversal

23.0 °C

3350 m/s

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Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Aluminium

1E-4 %

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Cadmium

1E-4 %

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Carbon

1.3E-3 %

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Chromium

3E-4 %

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Copper

2E-4 %

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Iron

5E-4 %

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Molybdenum

99.97 %

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Nickel

1E-4 %

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Nitrogen

5E-4 %

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Oxygen

6E-4 %

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Potassium

6E-4 %

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Silicon

2E-4 %

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Tungsten

0.02 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Molybdenum-wire is used in a wide variety of high temperature applications. Typical applications are the lighting industry, conductor elements and fabric components in furnace construction and special applications.