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

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

1.66 g/cm³

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Particle size range

0.76 µm

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Particle size

max.

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Compressive strength

23.0 °C

44 MPa

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Compressive strength, transverse

23.0 °C

43 MPa

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Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

9 GPa

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Elastic modulus, transverse

23.0 °C

6.9 GPa

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Flexural strength

23.0 °C

19 MPa

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Flexural strength, transverse

23.0 °C

17 MPa

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Hardness, Rockwell R

23.0 °C

35 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

13 MPa

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Tensile strength, transverse

23.0 °C

12 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Ash content

23.0 °C

0.1 %

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

3.1E-6 1/K

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Coefficient of thermal expansion, transverse

23.0 °C

3.5E-6 1/K

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

8.2E-6 Ω·m

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Electrical resistivity, transverse

23.0 °C

9.1E-6 Ω·m

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

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