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Molybdenum Disilicide (MoSi₂)

Molybdenum Disilicide (MoSi₂) is a gray metallic-looking intermetallic compound that is a refractory ceramic with a moderate density, a melting point of 2030ºC and is electrically conductive. It is thermally stable but exhibits high emissivity.

Typical purity is 99.5%.
Typical Applications

Molybdenum Disilicide (MoSi₂) is used in heating elements. It also is used for high emissivity coatings in heat shields for atmospheric entry in space vehicles. Other uses include electrical resistors and protective coatings on refractories used in glass melters.

Packaging Options

Jars, pails, drums, multi-ply paper bags, and bulk bags


Molybdenum Disilicide TSCA (SARA Title III) Status: CDC Listing
For further information, please call the EPA Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) at 202-564-2902
Molybdenum Disilicide CAS Number: 12136-78-6

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