molybdenum trioxide


Also found in: Wikipedia.

molybdenum trioxide

[mə′lib·də·nəm trī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
MoO3 A white solid at room temperature, with a melting point of 795°C; soluble in concentrated mixtures of nitric and sulfuric acids and nitric and hydrochloric acids; used as a corrosion inhibitor, in enamels and ceramic glazes, in medicine and agriculture, and as a catalyst in the petroleum industry.
References in periodicals archive ?
3:15 THE MORPHOLOGY OF MOLYBDENUM TRIOXIDE NANOPAR-TICLE DEPOSITION ON CARBON NANOTUBE NETWORKS**, Liqiu Zheng1, Jerry Li2 and K.
At molybdenum trioxide content of 21 wt% found in PES, maximum mass loss decreases from 75 wt% (for unmodified PES) to 46 wt%, which significantly reduces the concentration of the flammable volatile phase and consequently reduces the risk of fire hazard posed by clear polyester material.
Metallic molybdenum is usually produced by reduction of pure molybdenum trioxide or pure ammonium molybdate with hydrogen (1).
They should not be exposed to temperatures above 750[degrees]F, as the molybdenum will oxidize to form highly abrasive molybdenum trioxide.
Pure molybdenum compounds from Climax Molybdenum include molybdenum trioxide, which sells for a bit under $4/lb, and ammonium octamolybdate, priced at $4-5/lb.
The study Molybdenum Trioxide (CAS 1313-27-5) Market Research Report 2011' presents an overview of the Molybdenum Trioxide market globally and regionally by contemplating and analyzing its parameters.
689% molybdenite, and that about 267 million pounds of molybdenum trioxide should be recoverable from the Project.
Offers molybdenum trioxide, ammonium octamolybdate and a range of zinc borates as smoke suppressants and flame retardants in rigid and flexible PVC and halogenated polyesters.
LV)(NYSE:FAL) today announced that the Altonorte copper smelter near Antofagasta, in Northern Chile, has completed the modification work on a former copper roaster and has started producing molybdenum trioxide.
The remaining half drill core is still on the project site and in relatively good condition; selected sections are being halved (to quarter core), sampled on a 2m basis and will be despatched to Australia for re-analysis using a more appropriate analytical technique to molybdenum trioxide.
Finally, Texaco failed to file disclosure reports for the following substances contained in catalysts used at the refinery: copper compounds (1994); molybdenum trioxide (1991-1994); nickel compounds (1991-1994); and zinc compounds (1991 and 1993).