DIN 17800 Grade H-Mg 98.8

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The material H-Mg99.8, that has the material number 3.5003 and is contained in DIN 17800 : 1961-07 (metallurgic magnesium) together with the material H-Mg99.95 (material number 3.5002), is generally not processed into semi-finished products but is the major constituent of the magnesium alloys or an alloy constituent of the aluminium alloys.

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20.0 °C

1.74 g/cm³

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Elastic modulus

20.0 °C

45 GPa

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Hardness, Brinell

20.0 °C

38 [-]

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Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.29 [-]

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Shear modulus

23.0 °C

45 GPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1.3E-5 - 2.6E-5 1/K

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Melting point

650 °C

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

1010 - 1060 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

20.0 °C

155 W/(m·K)

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Electrical conductivity

20.0 °C

2.24E+7 S/m

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Chemical properties



0.02 %

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0.05 %

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99.8 %

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0.1 %

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2E-3 %

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0.1 %

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