Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide (ML) Annealed, Electropolished Wire

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Description

Small quantities of lanthanum oxide particles (0.3% to 0.7%) give the molybdenum a so-called stacked fiber structure. This special microstructure is stable at up to 2000°C. Molybdenum-lanthanum oxide is therefore also creep-resistant even under extreme conditions of use.

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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Dimension

PropertyValue

Diameter

0.5 - 0.8 mm

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Dimensions

Available diameters (mm): 0.5; 0.4; 0.6; 0.7; 0.8

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elongation

23.0 °C

10 %

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

970 - 1150 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValue

Crystallization temperature

1700 °C

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

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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Lanthanum

0.19 - 0.31 %

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as La

Molybdenum

balance

Nickel

1E-4 %

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Nitrogen

5E-4 %

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Other

0.22 - 0.36 %

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as La₂O₃

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

This alloy is mostly machined to produce furnace components such as stranded and other wires, sintering and annealing boats or evaporator coils. In the lighting industry, molybdenum-lanthanum oxide is used, for example, for retaining and feed wires.