CNC MachiningMOLY & TZM FASTENERSPORTFOLIO GALLERYManufacturing of an Aluminum Color Transfer Unit Assembly for the Printing IndustryCNC Machining of a TZM Spindle for the Semiconductor IndustryCNC Milling of a Molybdenum Heat Shield for the Semiconductor IndustryCNC Machining of Molybdenum Housing for the Aerospace Research FieldCNC Milling of Molybdenum Nuts for the IndustryCNC Machining of TZM Adapter for the Aerospace Research Field Printable PagePrintable Page  Email This PageEmail This Page

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Molybdenum?
Molybdenum, commonly referred to as moly, is an element with the symbol Mo. It has the sixth highest melting point of any element. It readily forms hard, stable carbides, and for this reason it is often used in high-strength steel alloys. Molybdenum does not occur as a free metal on Earth, but rather in various oxidation states in minerals. Industrially, molybdenum compounds are used in high pressure and high-temperature applications, as pigments and catalysts. Most of the material we work with at F&A is pure moly and an alloy, TZM (titanium zirconium molybdenum), which is harder than standard moly.
back to top
What industries use moly?
Since moly is resistant to harsh chemicals and can withstand extreme environments it is used in the semiconductor industry to make parts for metalorganic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) reactors and other wafer growth systems in various industries. Due to its high stability and very low thermal expansion moly is used to make heating elements and mechanical components for high heat vacuum furnaces, jet engine parts for the aerospace industry, and components of laser diode and x-ray systems. It is also used in the construction of nuclear reactors for the Navy and civilian use.
back to top
What file types do we accept?
F&A can accept nearly any file type. We use PTC's Pro|Engineer which allows us to view and edit just about any 3D or 2D CAD files. We also accept just about any image or document file type including, but not limited to, .PDF, .DOC, .JPG, .GIF, .BMP, etc. If you have any further questions visit our contact page to find out how to get in touch with us.
back to top
What do we stock?
We keep a wide variety of moly and TZM stock on hand which allows us to begin production of your part as quickly as possible. We have round stock in many sizes up to 1 3/4 inch and plate up to 1/2 inch. If you require material we do not have in stock we work with many top suppliers and can get the necessary material quickly.
back to top
How can I request a quote?
The fastest way to request a quote is to use the "Request a Quote" button at the top right of all pages on our website. You can also email us at, call us at (732)356-5777, send us a fax to (732)356-4102, or feel free to walk in. Check our "Contact Us" page in the top navigation bar for a map and address.
back to top
Copyright © 2012 F&A Machine, All Rights ReservedOriginal Photography by Jim Cooke Media    Site created by ThomasNet Web Solutions