PROPERTIES METALLIC MATERIALS


PROPERTIESALUMINUM 2011-T3 QQ-A-225/3BRASS ASTM-B-16 HALF HARDSTEEL 12L14STAINLESS STEEL 303
Tensile Strength (psi) 68,000 70,000 78,000 90,000

Shear Strength (psi)

41,000 36,000 45,000 67,000
Elongation (%) 20 30 30 55
Modules of Elasticity (psi) 10,600,000 15,000,000 30,000,000 28,000,000
Hardness RB75 RB77 aRB63 RB90
Specific Gravity 2.77 8.46 7.85 7.9

Melting Point (°F)

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

Coef. Of Thermal Expansion (in/in°F)

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