Graphite PGW

Alternative and trade names
PGW
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Description

An economical low ash material with excellent thermal shock resistance,Advanced Graphite Materials LLC’s GRAFSTAR PGW graphite is well suited for the fine machining detail required in molds for casting metal shapes. Grade PGW graphite is a molded version of grade CBY™ graphite with excellent internal structure.

This material data has been provided by Advanced Graphite Materials.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

1.63 g/cm³

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Particle size range

0.76 µm

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Particle size

max.

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Compressive strength, transverse

23.0 °C

34 MPa

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Elastic modulus, transverse

23.0 °C

6.9 GPa

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Flexural strength, transverse

23.0 °C

13.44 MPa

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Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

32 [-]

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Tensile strength, transverse

23.0 °C

9 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ash content

23.0 °C

0.12 %

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

3.6E-6 1/K

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average for 20-100°C

Thermal conductivity, through-plane

23.0 °C

130 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity, transverse

23.0 °C

9.3E-6 Ω·m

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Pressure casting molds, Centrifugal casting molds, Large diameter susceptors

Processing history

Pressure molded