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Graphite PGWX

Alternative and trade names
PGWX
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Description

GRAFSTARTM PGWX graphite is a low ash material with excellent thermal shock resistance and is well-suited for fine machining detail.

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Properties

General

Ash content

cash

0.1 % at 20 °C

Density

ρ

1.66 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Particle size d

max.

Particle size range

drange

0.76 µm

Mechanical

Compressive strength

Rmc

44 MPa at 20 °C

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Compressive strength, transverse

Rs,trans

43 MPa at 20 °C

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Elastic modulus

E

9 GPa at 20 °C

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Elastic modulus, transverse

E

6.9 GPa at 20 °C

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Flexural strength

σbend

19 MPa at 20 °C

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Flexural strength, transverse

σbendT

17 MPa at 20 °C

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Hardness, Rockwell R

HRR

35 [-] at 20 °C

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Tensile strength

Rm

13 MPa at 20 °C

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Tensile strength, transverse

Rm,trans

12 MPa at 20 °C

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Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

3.1E-6 1/K at 20 °C

average for 20-100°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

αtrans

3.5E-6 1/K at 20 °C

average for 20-100°C

Electrical

Electrical resistivity

ρel

8.2E-6 Ω·m at 20 °C

Electrical resistivity, transverse

ρel,trans

9.1E-6 Ω·m at 20 °C

Technological properties

Application areas

Large diameter molds and crucibles, Heat exchangers, Chemical processing equipment

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