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.

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

PropertyValueTemperature

Density

1.66 g/cm³

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23.0 °C

Particle size range

0.76 µm

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Mechanical

PropertyValueTemperature

Compressive strength

44 MPa

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Compressive strength, transverse

43 MPa

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Elastic modulus

9 GPa

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Elastic modulus, transverse

6.9 GPa

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Flexural strength

19 MPa

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Flexural strength, transverse

17 MPa

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Hardness, Rockwell R

35 [-]

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Tensile strength

13 MPa

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23.0 °C

Tensile strength, transverse

12 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyValueTemperatureComment

Ash content

0.1 %

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23.0 °C

Coefficient of thermal expansion

3.1E-6 1/K

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23.0 °C

average for 20-100°C

Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

3.5E-6 1/K

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Electrical

PropertyValueTemperature

Electrical resistivity

8.2E-6 Ω·m

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23.0 °C

Electrical resistivity, transverse

9.1E-6 Ω·m

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23.0 °C

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

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