Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide Properties

molybdenum mechanical physical properties specifications chemistry

Ed Fagan Inc. is a leading supplier of Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide, ML.  This alloy contains small amounts of lanthanum oxide which creates a stacked fiber structure that is stable up to 2000°C and creep resistant.

For your reference and material evaluation, the tables below contain typical values for the physical, mechanical and chemical properties of ML, along with its specifications.

For a Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide data sheet, or any other Refractory Metals & Alloys data sheets, please go to our Alloys and Metals Literature Library section.

Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide Physical Properties 
Densitylb/in30.376
gm/cm310.30
Melting Point°F4784
°C2620
Thermal ConductivityCal/cm2/cm°C/sec0.35
Specific HeatCal/gm/°C0.061
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion10-6 (°F) -12.70
10-6 (°C) -14.90
Electrical ResistivityMicrohms-cm5.17
Recrystallization Temp.°C (90% def)1300
Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide Mechanical Properties 
Tensile Strength (2mm sheet, longitudinal direction)KSI (MPa) - 20°C70 (480)
KSI (MPa) -1000°C22 (150)
KSI (MPa) -1400°C12 (80)
Elongation @20°C% 15
Typical HardnessDPH/RC230
Modules of Elasticity @20°CKSI/GPa46 (310)
Molybdenum Lanthanum Oxide Chemistry  
Minimum % 99.3 - 99.7 Molybdenum0.3 - 0.7 Lanthanum Oxide (La2O3)

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