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PROPERTIESALUMINUM 2011-T3 QQ-A-225/3ALUMINUM 6061-T6 QQ-A-225/8BRASS ASTM-B-16 HALF HARDSTEEL 12L14STEEL 1215STAINLESS STEEL 303
Tensile Strength (psi) 55,000 45,000 50,000 78,000 78,000 90,000

Shear Strength (psi)

41,000 37,700 36,000 45,000 45,000 67,000
Elongation (%) 20 17 30 30 30 55
Modules of Elasticity (psi) 10,600,000 10,000,000 15,000,000 30,000,000 30,000,000 28,000,000
Hardness RB75 RB60 RB77 RB63 RB63 RB90
Specific Gravity 2.77 2.7 8.46 7.85 7.85 7.9

Melting Point (°F)

1180 1180 1660-1715 2765 2765 2600-2680
Electrical Conductivity (% of Copper) 30 30 26 12 12 2.4
Thermal Conductivity (BTU/hr/ft²/°F/ft) 70 70 70 34 34 10

Coef. Of Thermal Expansion (in/in°F)

12.9 13.1 10.2 6.5 6.5 9.6
Specific Heat (BTU/lb/°F)) 0.23 0.23 0.09 0.11 0.11 0.12

Note: Information listed above was obtained from charts of various manufacturers and is intended for comparison of materials only. RAF assumes no obligation or liability in using the above material or product for a specific application.


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