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Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Metals & Materials

32.4 (A)/00.022


Thermal Expansion Coefficient of: Thermal Expansion
(microinch/(in oF))
Acetal
59.2
Acrylic, extruded
130
Acrylic, sheet, cast
45
Alumina
3
Aluminum
13.1
Antimony
5
Arsenic
2.6
Barium
11.4
Beryllium
6.7
Beryllium Copper
9.3
Bismuth
7.2
Brass
10.4
Brass, Admiralty
11.2
Brass, Yellow
11.3
Bronze
10
Bronze, Aluminum
9
Cadmium
16.8
Calcium
12.4
Carbon - diamond
0.67
Cellulose acetate (CA)
72.2
Cellulose acetate butyrate (CAB)
14
Cellulose nitrate (CN)
55.6
Cement
6
Cerium
2.9
Chlorinated polyvinylchloride (CPVC)
37
Chromium
3.3
Clay tile structure
3.3
Cobalt
6.7
Concrete
8
Concrete structure
5.5
Constantan
10.4
Copper
9.8
Copper, Beryllium 25
9.9
Corundum, sintered
3.6
Diamond
0.6
Dysprosium
5.5
Ebonite
42.8
Epoxy, castings resins & compounds, unfilled
31
Erbium
6.8
Ethylene ethyl acrylate (EEA)
113.9
Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)
100
Europium
19.4
Fluoroethylene propylene (FEP)
75
Gadolinium
5
Germanium
3.4
Glass, hard
3.3
Glass, plate
5
Glass, Pyrex
2.2
Gold
7.9
Granite
4.4
Graphite
4.4
Hafnium
3.3
Hard alloy K20
3.3
Hastelloy C
5.3
Holmium
6.2
Ice
28.3
Incoloy
8
Inconel
6.4
Indium
18.3
Invar
0.8
Iridium
3.3
Iron
6.8
Iron, cast
5.9
Iron, forged
6.3
Lanthanum
6.7
Lead
15.1
Limestone
4.4
Lithium
25.6
Lutetium
5.5
Magnesium
14
Manganese
12
Manganese Bronze
11.8
Marble
3.1 - 7.9
Masonry
2.6 - 5.0
Mica
1.7
Molybdenum
3
Monel
7.8
Mortar
4.1-7.5
Neodymium
5.3
Nickel
7.2
Nickel Wrought
7.4
Niobium (Columbium)
3.9
Nylon, general purpose
40
Nylon, Type 11, molding and extruding compound
55.6
Nylon, Type 12, molding and extruding compound
44.7
Nylon, Type 6, cast
47.2
Nylon, Type 6/6, molding compound
44.4
Osmium
2.8
Palladium
6.6
Phenolic resin without fillers
44.4
Plaster
9.2
Platinum
5
Plutonium
19.84
Polyallomer
50.8
Polyamide (PA)
61.1
Polycarbonate - glass fiber-reinforced
12
Polycarbonate (PC)
39
Polyester
69
Polyester - glass fiber-reinforced
14
Polyethylene (PE)
111
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
33
Polyphenylene - glass fiber-reinforced
20
Polypropylene - glass fiber-reinforced
18
Polypropylene (PP), unfilled
50.3
Polystyrene (PS)
38.9
Polysulfone (PSO)
31
Polyurethane (PUR), rigid
32
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
28
Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)
71
Porcelain
2
Potassium
46
Praseodymium
3.7
Promethium
6.1
Quartz
0.43 - 0.79
Red Brass
10.4
Rhenium
3.7
Rhodium
4.4
Rubber, hard
42.8
Ruthenium
5.1
Samarium
7.1
Sandstone
6.5
Scandium
5.7
Selenium
2.1
Silicon
2.8
Silver
11
Slate
5.8
Sodium
39
Solder 50 - 50
13.4
Steatite
4.7
Steel
7.3
Steel Stainless Austenitic (304)
9.6
Steel Stainless Austenitic (310)
8
Steel Stainless Austenitic (316)
8.9
Steel Stainless Ferritic (410)
5.5
Strontium
12.5
Tantalum
3.6
Tellurium
20.5
Terbium
5.7
Terne
6.5
Thallium
16.6
Thorium
6.7
Thulium
7.4
Tin
12.8
Titanium
4.8
Tungsten
2.5
Uranium
7.4
Vanadium
4.4
Vinyl Ester
8.7 - 12
Wood, fir
2.1
Wood, oak
3
Wood, pine
2.8
Ytterbium
14.6
Yttrium
5.9
Zinc
19
Zirconium
3.2





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Cesium Barium Lanthanum Hafnium Tantalum Tungsten Rhenium Osmium Iridium Platinum Gold Mercury Thallium Lead Bismuth Polonium Astatine Radon
Francium Radium Actinium Rutherfordium Dubnium Seaborgium Bohrium Hassium Meitnerium Darmstadtium Roentgenium Copernicium Ununtrium Ununquadium Ununpentium Ununhexium Ununseptium Ununoctium
                                   
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