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Recrystallized Grade 364 Molybdenum

Recrystallized 364 molybdenum is grade 364 molybdenum in the recrystallized condition. The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare recrystallized 364 molybdenum to: molybdenum alloys (top), all alloys in the same category (middle), and the entire database (bottom). A full bar means this is the highest value in the relevant set. A half-full bar means it's 50% of the highest, and so on.

Mechanical Properties

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

310 GPa 45 x 106 psi

Elongation at Break

11 %

Poisson's Ratio


Shear Modulus

120 GPa 17 x 106 psi

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

580 MPa 84 x 103 psi

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)

350 MPa 51 x 103 psi

Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion

370 J/g

Melting Completion (Liquidus)

2280 °C 4130 °F

Specific Heat Capacity

250 J/kg-K 0.060 BTU/lb-°F

Thermal Expansion

7.0 µm/m-K

Otherwise Unclassified Properties


10 g/cm3 640 lb/ft3

Embodied Carbon

28 kg CO2/kg material

Embodied Energy

330 MJ/kg 140 x 103 BTU/lb

Embodied Water

360 L/kg 43 gal/lb

Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work)

57 MJ/m3

Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience)

200 kJ/m3

Stiffness to Weight: Axial

17 points

Stiffness to Weight: Bending

22 points

Strength to Weight: Axial

16 points

Strength to Weight: Bending

15 points

Thermal Shock Resistance

19 points

Alloy Composition

Molybdenum (Mo)Mo 99.2 to 99.5
Titanium (Ti)Ti 0.4 to 0.55
Zirconium (Zr)Zr 0.060 to 0.12
Carbon (C)C 0.010 to 0.040
Oxygen (O)O 0 to 0.030
Iron (Fe)Fe 0 to 0.010
Silicon (Si)Si 0 to 0.0050
Nickel (Ni)Ni 0 to 0.0050
Nitrogen (N)N 0 to 0.0020

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

Followup Questions

Further Reading

ASTM B386: Standard Specification for Molybdenum and Molybdenum Alloy Plate, Sheet, Strip, and Foil

ASTM B387: Standard Specification for Molybdenum and Molybdenum Alloy Bar, Rod, and Wire

Sintering of Advanced Materials: Fundamentals and Processes, Zhigang Zak Fang (editor), 2010