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

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

18.5 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

385 GPa

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Elongation

23.0 °C

10 %

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ASTM B777

Hardness, Rockwell C

23.0 °C

31 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

800 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Coefficient of thermal expansion

23.0 °C

5E-6 1/K

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Thermal conductivity

500.0 °C

90 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

1.1E-7 Ω·m

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Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Iron

binder

Nickel

binder

Tungsten

97 %

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Technological properties

Property
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