Main applications of molybdenum disulfide
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Overview of Molybdenum Disulfide
Molybdenum disulfide (or molybdenum) is an inorganic compound composed of molybdenum and sulfur, insoluble in water, dilute acid and concentrated sulfuric acid, generally insoluble in other acids, alkalis and organic solvents, soluble in aqua regia and boiled concentrated sulfuric acid. Molybdenum disulfide is the main component of molybdenite. It is a black solid powder with metallic luster. The chemical formula of molybdenum disulfide is MoS2, the melting point is 2375°C, the density is 4.80g/cm3 (14°C), and the Mohs hardness is 1.0-1.5. It begins to decompose into metallic molybdenum and sulfur at 1370°C and 1600°C.
Application of Molybdenum Disulfide
Molybdenum disulfide is used as a dry lubricant in greases, dispersions, friction materials and bond coatings. Molybdenum-sulfur complexes can be used in suspension, but are more commonly dissolved in lubricating oils at concentrations of a few percent. MoS2 is used as an additive for greases, friction materials, plastics, rubber, nylon, PTFE, coatings, etc.
1) Widely used in automobile and machinery industry, it is a good solid lubricating material.
2) Lubricants for drill bits, cutting tools and some non-oily and hard alloy steels; lubricant additives and film removers for non-ferrous metals.
3) Preparation of greases and additives for solid lubricating films, nylon filters and catalysts.
4) Synthetic molybdenum disulfide is used as desulfurization catalyst in refineries.
Molybdenum disulfide price
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|Molybdenum Disulfide Properties|
|Other Names||Molybdenum Disulfide, Molybdenum Sulfide, MoS2|
|Compound Formula|| MoS2 |
|Molecular Weight||160.07 g/mol|
|Appearance|| black/lead-gray solid|
|Melting Point||2,375 °C (4,307 °F; 2,648 K)|
|Solubility in H2O (water)||insoluble|
|Molybdenum Disulfide Health & Safety Information|
|Transport Information||NONH for all modes of transport|