Molybdenum plate and molybdenum sheet are isostatically pressed and sintered from our high purity molybdenum powders to compact ingots by powder metallurgy. As a leading molybdenum plate and molybdenum sheet supplier, we are capable of machining molybdenum plates and sheets with a range of thickness from 10 inches (25.4 cm) to less than 0.004 inches (0.1 mm).
CHEMETAL USA is dedicated to researching and developing qualified molybdenum plates and molybdenum sheets. Our knowledgeable engineers are able to ensure our products match every technological parameter with respect to customer needs. Thanks to the manufacturing team’s hard work and close attention to detail, we are able to keep our strong advantage in the competitive market. We have realized that a high level of quality control is an essential prerequisite in achieving high customer satisfaction. Because of this, we put a lot of emphasis on monitoring the quality of our products throughout both the manufacturing process and inspection stage. We can always ensure the high quality of our plates products. The quality received by our customer is guaranteed to have the required flatness, machinability, and formability.
Pure Molybdenum Plate
|Thickness||0.240″ (6 mm) to 10″ (25.4 cm)|
|Width||Maximum 22″ (558mm)|
|Length||Maximum 80″ (2000mm)|
Pure Molybdenum Sheet
|Thickness||0.004″ (0.1 mm) to 0.240″ (6 mm)|
|Width||Maximum 26″ (660mm)|
|Length||Maximum 80″ (2000mm)|
|Surface||Ground, Chemical Cleaned, As rolled|
|Standard||ASTM B-386, Type 360, 361, 365|
Molybdenum Plate And Sheet Standard Thickness
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Our knowledgeable engineers work closely with our customers to tailor the product’s parameters to the customer’s requirements. The molybdenm plate and sheet products offered by CHEMETAL USA are under close inspection and quality control of the microstructure, recrystallization behavior and the mechanical, chemical and physical properties. We worked hard to optimize the sintering and rolling processes in order to cost-effectively achieve a high production yield and homogenous microstructure.
Molybdenum Alloy Plate And Sheet (TZM, MoCu)
Titanium Zirconium Molybdenum (TZM)
TZM plate and sheet have a high melting point, good thermal conductivity, and low coefficient of thermal expansion—characteristics comparable to those of pure molybdenum flat products, from room temperature up to 1,700 C.
TZM’s two most desirable properties are its high-temperature tensile strength and creep resistance. CHEMETAL USA’s production processes, including solid solution and dispersion strengthening, maximize these advantages. During vacuum sintering, the elements Zr, Ti, and C are heated until they diffuse into the Mo matrix per their solubilities. This enhances the microstructure of the base molybdenum. At the same time, carbide titanium and carbide zirconium (TiC and ZrC) are created as secondary phase particles that fill in the grain boundaries of TZM alloy.
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Molybdenum Copper Plate And Sheet
Molybdenum copper alloy is primarily used in the production of high temperature contactors and electrically conductive and cooling elements. A 70/30% alloy produces a metal with the low thermal expansion of molybdenum and high thermal conductivity of copper, respectively. In normal and medium temperature conditions, molybdenum copper alloy can maintain greater strength and malleability. When the melting temperature of copper is met or exceeded, the copper liquifies and evaporates, absorbing heat in the process.
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Precision Machined Molybdenum Plate and Sheet
CHEMETAL USA’s experts in metallurgy and fabrication offer customers a variety of molybdenum plate and sheet products made from unalloyed molybdenum, TZM, molybdenum-copper and lanthanated molybdenum. Our fabrication processes include:
- EDM Machining
As an ISO certified refractory metal manufacturer with advanced machining facilities, CHEMETAL USA offers various types of molybdenum products, all of which meet a consistently high standard of flatness, roughness, and machinability.
Molybdenum Properties And Applications
Molybdenum Physical Properties
Molybdenum Mechanical Properties
|Tensile Strength||150 (1035) ksi (Mpa)-RT|
|Melting Point||4760 °F|
|75 (515) ksi (Mpa)-500°C|
|Thermal Conductivity||0.35 cal/cm2/cm°C/sec||25 (175) ksi (Mpa)-1000°C|
|Specific Heat||0.061 cal/gm/°C||Elongation|
|Thermal Expansion||4.9 micro-in/°C x 10-6|
2.7 micro-in/°F x 10-6
|Electrical Resistivity||5.17 microohm-cm||Modules of Elasticity||45000 ksi|
|Recrystalization Temp.||1100 °C|
Molybdenum plates and sheets are the most popular among CHEMETAL USA’s molybdenum products. Industries such as aerospace, electronics, and thermal treatment use a large amount of molybdenum plate products, especially in larger sizes. These and other industries associated with high temperatures and electronics require molybdenum flat materials to produce furnace boats; hot zones; heat shielding; and target materials, etc. Molybdenum is ideal for their purposes because of its high strength, hardness, and heat conductivity in high-temperature atmospheres. It also displays a low coefficient of expansion and excellent resistance to heat and corrosion.
A good example is the use of molybdenum plate in the production of electronic and vacuum components, which requires a metal with a homogenous structure, precise dimensions, and excellent machinability. Molybdenum suits all these requirements “to a T.” At the same time, it affords perfect control of yield strength, elongation, and machining tolerance.
Take the example of the molybdenum plate used to produce the electronic and vacuum components. An ideal material for electronic and vacuum components needs to have high strength, a homogenous structure, precise dimensions, and excellent machinability. Molybdenum plate can meet all these requirements. At the same time, it can also ensure perfect control in the range of yield strength, elongation, and machining tolerance.
- Vacuum furnace shieldings
- Furnace heating elements
- Thin Film Deposition
- Furnace support frames
- Boats for sapphire crystal furnaces and vacuum furnaces
- Molybdenum sputtering targets for the vacuum coating and evaporation coating
- Molybdenum Ion sources for ion implantation equipment
- Heat Sinks
- High Density: 10.3 g/cm³
- High Melting Point: 2625°C (4760 °F)
- Low Vapor Pressure
- High Tensile Strength
- Low Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
- Low Electrical Resistivity
- Good Machinability
- High Absorption Capacity
- High Elastic Modulus