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The molybdenum crucible

The molybdenum crucible

Dignity

Molybdenum crucibles have significant mechanical strength and heat resistance, corrosion resistance in the most aggressive environments. Qualities, molybdenum remarkable small coefficient of thermal expansion and high modulus of elasticity, which gives the opportunity to use them for very critical products. Molybdenum in comparison to tungsten easier almost doubled, so molybdenum products have high specific strength (at a temperature of not more than 1370 °C).

Chemical properties

Molybdenum reacts with hydrochloric, sulfuric acids only at the temperature. 80−100°C. Nitric acid, Aqua Regia dissolved molybdenum only when температуре100°C. In cold alkaline solutions it is stable, but in hot alkaline solutions the molybdenum slowly being destroyed. Impurities of carbon, oxygen, silicon, aluminum, nitrogen, iron, sulfur and calcium, phosphorus, contained in the technical molybdenum in hundredths or thousandth fractions of a percent, significantly affect the properties of molybdenum. The bulk of these impurities makes molybdenum more fragile. Most harmful of all impurities is oxygen. If it is contained in a volume 0,0008−0,004%, the low-melting oxides can lead to a sharp increase in its brittleness and a decrease in properties to plastic deformation, especially in the simultaneous presence of carbon with nitrogen. With increasing percentage of oxygen than 0.015% molybdenum is not handled the pressure and becomes brittle.

Physical quality
The temperature at which the obtained data the features of t°C 20°C
The linear thermal expansion coefficient α [1/°C] Of 4.9x10-6
Density [g/cm3] 10,2
The melting temperature t°C 2620°C
Specific heat at 20 °C [kJ/(kg·deg)] 0,256
The thermal conductivity K [W/(m·K)] 142
Electrical resistivity R, Mhmm2/m 0,054

Disadvantages

Practically the only disadvantage is the high cost of molybdenum crucibles, since Mo is a metal belonging to rare earth elements and in its pure form is quite difficult to identify. Besides, he is refractory and hard to work.

The crucibles

Molybdenum crucible is made from molybdenum high-quality steel hot-rolled plates MCH, MCIT by machining and pressing.

Use

Molybdenum crucible is used for smelting of rare earth metals as a heat-resistant container for the needs of metallurgy and engineering, as well as for annealing and sintering powdered raw materials (metals and nonmetals) in the reducing atmosphere.

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Huge selection of molybdenum crucibles in stock LLC «AVEK global» can satisfy any customer. Absolute compliance with all technological norms of production ensures the quality of the finished product. Deadlines all orders the shortest possible. For any questions, experienced managers will give a full detailed advice. Carrying out wholesale orders, you can count on company-provided flexible system of discounts.