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Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Metals & Materials

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