Graphite DLE

Alternative and trade names
DLE
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Description

Densified prior to graphitization, GRAFSTARTM DLE material is good for general applications requiring a cost effective solution.

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.

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Properties

General

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Density

1.67 g/cm³

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23.0 °C

Particle size range

0.79 µm

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Porosity

60 %

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Mechanical

PropertyValueTemperature

Compressive strength

38.6 MPa

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23.0 °C

Elastic modulus

12 GPa

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23.0 °C

Elastic modulus, transverse

7 GPa

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23.0 °C

Flexural strength

20 MPa

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23.0 °C

Flexural strength, transverse

12 MPa

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Hardness, Rockwell R

60 [-]

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23.0 °C

Tensile strength

14 MPa

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23.0 °C

Tensile strength, transverse

8.3 MPa

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23.0 °C

Thermal

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Ash content

0.15 %

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23.0 °C

Coefficient of thermal expansion

1.2E-6 1/K

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23.0 °C

average for 20-100°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

2.8E-6 1/K

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23.0 °C

average for 20-100°C

Thermal conductivity, in-plane

160 W/(m·K)

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23.0 °C

Thermal conductivity, through-plane

115 W/(m·K)

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23.0 °C

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Heater Rods, Heating Elements, Contacts and Holders