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Platinum/Rhodium ( Pt90/Rh10 )

Material Information

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General Description:  

The positive element of the type S thermocouple (see Platinum). Type S thermocouples are characterized by a high degree of chemical inertness and stability at high temperatures. Often used as a standard for calibration of base metal thermocouples.

   

Electrical Properties

Electrical resistivity ( µOhmcm ) 18.4-19.2
Temperature coefficient ( K-1 ) 0.0017

Mechanical Properties

Elongation at break ( % ) <35
Hardness - Brinell 90-165
Tensile strength ( MPa ) 320-620

Physical Properties

Density ( g cm-3 ) 19.97
Melting point ( C ) 1830-1855

Thermal Properties

Thermal conductivity @23C ( W m-1 K-1 ) 38

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