Molybdenum Disulfide

Molybdenum disulphide, also known as MoS2, is an inorganic compound consisting of molybdenum and sulphur atoms.
Due to its lubricity and high temperature resistance, molybdenum disulphide is often used as a lubricant in various industrial applications. It is used in lubricating oils, grease and dry lubricants, and molybdenum disulphide is also used in the electronics industry. Due to its semiconducting properties, it is used in some electronic components such as transistors, sensors and switches.


  • Molybdenum(IV)-sulfide

General information:

Abbreviation MOLY
CAS number 1317-33-5
EC no: 215-263-9
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MATSEN Article no. 1122
Sum formula: MoS2
Description grey-black, odorless fine powder
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Variants Large Particle | Super Fine | Technical Fine | Technical Grade
Aggregate state solid
Form fine powder
Colour gray black
Odour odourless
Purity ≥ 98.5 wt.%
Boiling point decomposes in air
Melting point 1185°C

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