Molybdenum Oxide is used as a corrosion inhibitor, as a source of molybdenum compounds, in analytical chemistry, in ceramic glazes, enamels & pigments, as a catalyst, and in agriculture
The major use of Roasted Molybdenite Concentrate is to add molybdenum to steel produced in the electric arc furnace. The material may be added to the charge or to the molten bath. For the adjustment of the final analysis, the use of Roasted Molybdenite Concentrate is not recommended.
For optimum recovery the following should be observed: If added with the charge, the Roasted Molybdenite Concentrate containing packages should always be covered with scrap or liquid metal. If added to the bath, the product should be introduced under the slag level. If used in the electric arc furnace, direct contact with the electrodes should be avoided.