Cobalt

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Description

This bluish metal finds application as a corrosion resistant coating, especially for applications that require high temperature resistance, since its melting point surpasses 1,400°C. Apart from corrosion resistance and chemical stability, the most important physical property of cobalt is that it is a magnetic metal, which means that cobalt and its alloys can be magnetized and used to construct particularly strong permanent magnets.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

20.0 °C

8.9 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elastic modulus

20.0 °C

209 GPa

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Hardness, Brinell

20.0 °C

700 [-]

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Poisson's ratio

20.0 °C

0.31 [-]

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Tensile strength

20.0 °C

207 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Melting point

1495 °C

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Specific heat capacity

20.0 °C

421 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

20.0 °C

100 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity

20.0 °C

6E-8 Ω·m

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