Lanthanated Molybdenum (Mo-La)
In addition to pure and potassium doped (HCT) molybdenum, Elmet Technologies also produces lanthanated molybdenum products (Mo-La) such as rod, sheet, plate, and wire.
Lanthanated molybdenum doped products have a higher recrystallization temperature than either pure molybdenum or HCT molybdenum, and they normally exhibit better ductility characteristics after recrystallization. Application temperature limits for Mo-La exceed those of HCT, so Mo-La can be utilized in applications where the limits of HCT are reached.
Elmet’s Mo-La products are produced via our powder metallurgy processes, using pure moly oxide as the starting raw material and then doping with lanthanum. Additionally, our lanthanum metal products are fabricated into a variety of components that have important industrial uses.