Graphite (C) - Classifications, Properties & Applications

Material: Graphite (C) - Classifications, Properties & Applications
Composition: C
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0052 0.0054 m3/kmol 317.323 329.528 in3/kmol
Density 1.38 2.26 Mg/m3 86.1506 141.087 lb/ft3
Energy Content 103 200 MJ/kg 11158.9 21667.7 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 1.25 36 GPa 0.181297 5.22136 106 psi
Compressive Strength 13.4 816.6 MPa 1.94351 118.438 ksi
Ductility 0 0 0 0 NULL
Elastic Limit 1.4 110 MPa 0.203053 15.9542 ksi
Endurance Limit 1.21 65.62 MPa 0.175496 9.51737 ksi
Fracture Toughness 0.2 2.6 MPa.m1/2 0.182009 2.36612 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 40 2410 MPa 5.80151 349.541 ksi
Loss Coefficient 0.0008 0.02 0.0008 0.02 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 5.2 116 MPa 0.754196 16.8244 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.09 0.3 0.09 0.3 NULL
Shear Modulus 1 12.3 GPa 0.145038 1.78396 106 psi
Tensile Strength 1.4 110 MPa 0.203053 15.9542 ksi
Young's Modulus 3 30.8 GPa 0.435113 4.46716 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 1310 2480 kJ/kg 563.196 1066.2 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 1600 2960 K 2420.33 4868.33 °F
Melting Point 3490 4100 K 5822.33 6920.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 K -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 450 1423 J/kg.K 0.348236 1.1012 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 1.82 388 W/m.K 3.4071 726.349 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 0.3 8.63 10-6/K 0.54 15.534 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 4.88 6310 10-8 ohm.m 4.88 6310 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 3
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 3
Sea Water 5
Strong Acid 4
Strong Alkalis 2
UV 5
Wear 3
Weak Acid 5
Weak Alkalis 5