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Densimet® 185 Tungsten Heavy Alloy (D185)

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Description

Plansee Densimet® composite materials are heavy metals with a high tungsten content (> 90%) and a NiFe binder phase.

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Properties

Electrical

Electrical resistivity ρel

1.1E-7 Ω·m at 20 °C

General

Density ρ

18.5 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

385 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

10 % at 20 °C

ASTM B777

Hardness, Rockwell C HRC

31 [-] at 20 °C

Tensile strength Rm

800 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion α

5E-6 1/K at 20 °C

Thermal conductivity λ

90 W/(m·K) at 500 °C

Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Fe

-

binder

Ni

-

binder

W

97 %

Technological properties

Application areas

Densimet® tungsten alloys are distinguished by their particularly high density. Combined with their ability to absorb radiation as well as their outstanding mechanical properties and machinability, they are the ideal materials for a wide range of applications, such as in aerospace, the automotive industry, medical engineering and the construction industry.

Brazing

Possible

Coating

Possible (PVD, CVD, electrochemical)

Corrosion properties

Good corrosion resistance against metal melts

General machinability

Better machinability compared to pure tungsten

Other

Weakly ferromagnetic

Welding

Possible

This material data has been provided by Plansee.

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.