Processing of Molybdenum metal-1

by Izzy X. Product specialist
Molybdenum is a refractory metal with the symbol Mo and atomic number 42. It is most commonly used as a high temperature, corrosion resistant metal alloy in steel, cast iron and super alloys for the m
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  • High melting point
  • Good machinability than tungsten
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Low coefficient of thermal expansion
  • High level of thermal conductivity
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As you can see, the processes are similar with tungsten machining, but requires different tools, feed speed, and annealing process. The accuracy of the work-pieces presented is also different.
Pure molybdenum has better ductility than tungsten, while tungsten alloys (WNiFe, WNiCu) have better machining performance than molybdenum alloys (Mo-La alloy, TZM Alloy, especially TZM alloy). We will introduce this in future articles.

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