Vim Var Core Iron

Alternative and trade names
Carpenter Consumet Core Iron®
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Carpenter VIM VAR Core Iron is a low carbon magnetic iron produced using vacuum induction melting plus vacuum arc re-melting practices. Other elements commonly found in low carbon irons are held as low as possible to ensure good DC magnetic properties. This double melting technique controls the distribution of nonmetallic inclusions to a minimum length and frequency so that thin wall sections will not contain leaks due to internal discontinuities.

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23.0 °C

7.86 g/cm³

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Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

207 GPa

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23.0 °C

45 %

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in 2 in.

Hardness, Rockwell B

23.0 °C

60 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

345 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

190 MPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

450.0 °C

1.47E-5 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

Melting point

1532 °C

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

110 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

73 W/(m·K)

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Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.3E-7 Ω·m

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Coercive force

23.0 °C

79.58 A/m

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Curie temperature

760 °C

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Relative magnetic permeability

23.0 °C

10000 [-]

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Saturation induction

23.0 °C

2.15 T

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Technological properties

Application areas

Common applications of Vim Var Core Iron are: Power tubes, microwave devices, magnetic pole pieces for scientific instruments, relays