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16.69 g/cm³ at 20 °C
186 GPa at 20 °C
Coefficient of thermal expansionα
6.3E-6 1/K at 20 °C
Specific heat capacitycp
140 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C
57 W/(m·K) at 20 °C
Used in laboratory equipment, as a substitute for platinum, in manufacturing superalloys and electron-beam melting as well as chemical industry and oil industry
Purity of ≥99.95% or 99.99%
It is worked cold from ingot to final diameter. Forging, rolling, swaging, and drawing are used singularly or in combination to reach the desired size.
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