Ammonium Dimolybdate

Welcome to London Chemicals & Resources Ltd, we are a highly specialist Ammonium Metavanadate powder stockist. We deliver to our customers in quantities ranging from single bags or drums to thousands of tonnes. Transportation by air, sea, rail and truck can be arranged and all deliveries are made according to latest INCOTERMS.

Working closely with several producer principals around the world, quality, consistency and reliability are all important watchwords for LCR ensuring that our customers return again and again.

Our experienced, friendly and knowledgeable staff at LCR are familiar with relevant legislation, transport procedures and documentation including REACH, SDSs and ADR.

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Ammonium dimolybdate (ADM) is a chemical compound with the formula (NH4)2Mo2O7. It appears as a white crystalline powder and is one of the more common soluble molybdenum compounds. This compound plays a crucial role in the production and application of molybdenum and its compounds.

Uses of Ammonium Dimolybdate

  1. Molybdenum Production: Ammonium dimolybdate is primarily used as an intermediate in the production of molybdenum metal. By undergoing calcination (heating at high temperatures in the presence of air or oxygen), ADM is converted into molybdenum trioxide (MoO3), which can then be further processed into metallic molybdenum or other molybdenum compounds.
  2. Catalysts: In the chemical industry, derivatives of ammonium dimolybdate are used as catalysts in the petroleum refining process. These catalysts help in the removal of sulfur and nitrogen compounds from crude oil, which enhances the quality and efficiency of fuel products.
  3. Ceramics and Pigments: ADM is used in the manufacture of ceramics and pigments. It contributes to the material properties of ceramics, such as hardness and durability, and is used in the formulation of pigments for paints and coatings.
  4. Corrosion Inhibitors: The compound serves as a source of molybdate ions in the formulation of corrosion inhibitors, particularly in water treatment systems. Molybdate ions help to protect metal surfaces from corrosion, especially in cooling systems and boilers.
  5. Agriculture: Similar to elemental molybdenum, ammonium dimolybdate can be used as a micronutrient in fertilizers. It provides molybdenum, which is essential for nitrogen fixation in plants, thus enhancing crop yield and health.

Global Services

London Chemicals & Resources Ltd (LCR) is an international distributor, stockist and supplier of industrial inorganic chemicals. We hold several agencies and serve a global customer base both directly and via a network of local agents. LCR is committed to providing efficient service and competitive pricing to all customers.

Raw materials are supplied for a wide range of applications including the battery, catalyst, ceramic, fertiliser, glass, plating, refinery, superalloy and other industries. Our materials are usually packed in drums or bags in accordance with UN, CLP and other applicable local and international regulations.

Who Are We?

London Chemicals & Resources Ltd (LCR) operates globally, processing non-ferrous metal-containing secondaries and distributing a range of metal salts and alloys which, in many cases, are recycled from these secondaries.

We hold exclusive agencies from Full Yield Industry Co Limited based in Taiwan and AGR-CR based in Spain. LCR source more than 90% of the spent catalysts and other feedstocks processed at Full Yield and represent them exclusively for sales of vanadium, molybdenum and nickel chemicals.

We also represent a completely new processing plant; AGR-CR treating spent catalysts and other secondaries and scheduled to start commercial operations in Q1, 2020. LCR offers commercially competitive recycling options with an emphasis on environmentally sound management. Our experienced, friendly and knowledgeable staff are familiar with relevant legislation, transport procedures and documentation including trans-frontier notifications; REACH, SDSs and ADR. Quality, consistency and reliability are all important watchwords for LCR ensuring that our customers return again and again.

We are regularly purchasing and recycling secondaries containing cobalt, copper, molybdenum, nickel, tungsten, vanadium and zinc found typically in boiler ashes and slags, catalysts spent – unused or out of date, drosses, dusts, filter cakes, furnace dust, galvanic solution residues, grindings and grinding sludges, metallics, shavings, metal powders, picking solutions, plating sludges, production wastes, residues, skimmings, sludges, wastewater treatment residues.

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