EN 12513 Grade GJN-HV550

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EN-GJN-HV550 consists of eutectical carbides of type M3C (M=Fe, Cr) in a matrix, which contains mostly martensite and sometimes bainite and austenite. The comparable G-X 330 NiCr 4 2 acc. DIN 1695 : 1981-09 (invalid) is characterised by a high wear resistance and applicable at moderate impact stress. The correlation between thickness of cast iron and chemical composition exist: - Thickness of cast iron up to 25 mm: Si:0,50%, Mn:0,40%, Ni:3,4%, Cr:1,8% - Thickness of cast iron > 25 bis 50 mm: Si:0,40%, Mn:0,50%, Ni:3,8%, Cr:2,0% - Thickness of cast iron > 50 bis 100 mm: Si:0,40%, Mn0,50%, Ni:4,2%, Cr:2,5% - Thickness of cast iron > 100 mm: Si:0,40%,Mn:0,60%,Ni:4,5%,Cr:3,0%. For thicknesses far 100 mm it is recommended to increase the Ni-content. Cast parts made of cast iron with 4 % Ni and 2 % Cr are mostly delivered and used as unfinished casting (naturally hard)

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23.0 °C

7.6 - 7.77 g/cm³

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Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

165 - 240 GPa

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Hardness, Vickers

20.0 °C

550 [-]

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Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.27 [-]

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Shear modulus

23.0 °C

41 GPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

1.5E-5 1/K

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Melting point

1209 °C

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

460 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

22 - 30 W/(m·K)

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Chemical properties



3 - 3.6 %

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1.5 - 3 %

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0.8 %

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3 - 5.5 %

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0.1 %

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0.8 %

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0.1 %

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