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Platinum/Iridium ( Pt90/Ir10 )

Material Information

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General Description:  

The alloy has been used in "non-standard" thermocouples, electrical contacts and for electrodes in medical research. The alloy is harder and mechanically stronger than Platinum.

   

Electrical Properties

Electrical resistivity ( µOhmcm ) 25
Temperature coefficient ( K-1 ) 0.0013

Mechanical Properties

Elongation at break ( % ) <25
Hardness - Brinell 130-190
Tensile strength ( MPa ) 380-620

Physical Properties

Density ( g cm-3 ) 21.56
Melting point ( C ) 1800

Thermal Properties

Coefficient of thermal expansion @20-100C ( x10-6 K-1 ) 8.7
Thermal conductivity @23C ( W m-1 K-1 ) 31

Buy Platinum/Iridium on-line

We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Foil Insulated Wire Rod Tube Wire
Foil Insulated Wire Rod Tube Wire

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