molybdenum disilicide


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molybdenum disilicide

[mə′lib·də·nəm dī′sil·ə‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
MoSi2 A dark gray, crystalline powder with a melting range of 1870-2030°C; soluble in hydrofluoric and nitric acids; used in electrical resistors and for protective coatings for high-temperature conditions.
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Tenders invited for Supply of Molybdenum disilicide based heating modules
Improving physical and mechanical properties and sintering behaviour of composites by using silicon carbide (SiC) additives at nanometric and micrometric scales, molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2) and boron carbide (B4C) are among other objectives of the research.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Molybdenum disilicide nanocomposite powder was produced successfully in Iran Materials and Energy Research Center, in addition to titanium carbide.
These larger diameter molybdenum disilicide elements provide longer life and mechanical durability compared to smaller diameter elements used in most laboratory furnaces.
A new manufacturing process for molybdenum disilicide has produced dramatic performance and energy-savings in heating elements.
Micropyretic synthesis also allows HR Heating Elements a higher maximum temperature than conventionally-produced molybdenum disilicide elements.

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