ASTM International - ASTM B387-18
Standard Specification for Molybdenum and Molybdenum Alloy Bar, Rod, and Wire
|Publication Date:||1 July 2018|
|ICS Code (Other products of non-ferrous metals):||77.150.99|
1.1 This specification covers unalloyed molybdenum and molybdenum alloy bar, rod, and wire as follows:
1.1.1 Molybdenum 360-Unalloyed vacuum arc-cast molybdenum.
1.1.2 Molybdenum 361-Unalloyed powder metallurgy molybdenum.
1.1.3 Molybdenum Alloy 363-Vacuum arc-cast molybdenum-0.5 % titanium-0.1 % zirconium (TZM) alloy.
1.1.4 Molybdenum Alloy 364-Powder metallurgy molybdenum-0.5 % titanium-0.1 % zirconium (TZM) alloy.
1.1.5 Molybdenum 365-Unalloyed vacuum arc-cast molybdenum, low carbon.
1.1.6 Molybdenum Alloy 366-Vacuum arc-cast molybdenum, 30 % tungsten alloy.
1.2 This specification covers wire no smaller than 0.020 in. (0.51 mm) in diameter or of equivalent cross-sectional area. Specification F289 covers diameters up to 0.020 in. (0.51 mm).
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portions of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
This specification covers unalloyed molybdenum and molybdenum alloy bar, rod, and wire. The following materials are covered: molybdenum 360, molybdenum 361, molybdenum 363, molybdenum 364,... View More
This specification covers unalloyed molybdenum and molybdenum alloy bar, rod, and wire. The following materials are covered: molybdenum 360, molybdenum 361, molybdenum 363, molybdenum 364, molybdenum 365, and molybdenum 366. These materials shall be manufactured with conventional extrusion, forging, swaging, rolling, and drawing equipment. These shall materials be made by vacuum arc-melted or powder metallurgy methods. The chemical composition shall conform to the required contents of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, iron, nickel, silicon, titanium, tungsten, zirconium, and molybdenum. Chemical analysis shall be done. Mechanical properties shall conform to the required tension properties: tensile strength, yield strength, elongation, and diamond pyramid hardness. Tension test shall also be done.View Less