Caminada Steakmesserset (4tlg verzahnt) (130mm)
Molybdenum as a metal is somewhat less known than tungsten. It also has a lower melting point, but is nevertheless frequently used for the manufacture of lamps, in the glass industry and as a heating element or in furnace construction. Molybdenum is a transition metal of the 5th period. The high-strength, tough and hard metal has a silvery white shine. It has the highest melting point of all elements of the 5th period. It is a very hard metal, but softer and more ductile than tungsten. It is not attacked by reducing acids (including hydrofluoric acid), just like its bigger brother Wolfram.
Oxidizing acids such as hot concentrated sulfuric acid, nitric acid or aqua regia lead to high removal rates. Molybdenum is also unstable in oxidizing alkali melts.