Cerium - Cerium (Ce) Properties and Applications

Material: Cerium - Cerium (Ce) Properties and Applications
Composition: >99%Ce
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0168 0.0172 m3/kmol 1025.2 1049.61 in3/kmol
Density 6.6 6.75 Mg/m3 412.025 421.389 lb/ft3
Energy Content 100 300 MJ/kg 10833.9 32501.6 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 16 24 GPa 2.3206 3.4809 106 psi
Compressive Strength 90 110 MPa 13.0534 15.9542 ksi
Ductility 0.15 0.3 0.15 0.3 NULL
Elastic Limit 90 110 MPa 13.0534 15.9542 ksi
Endurance Limit 50 78 MPa 7.25188 11.3129 ksi
Fracture Toughness 30 55 MPa.m1/2 27.3014 50.0526 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 175 425 MPa 25.3816 61.6411 ksi
Loss Coefficient 0.003 0.005 0.003 0.005 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 90 110 MPa 13.0534 15.9542 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.24 0.255 0.24 0.255 NULL
Shear Modulus 10 16 GPa 1.45038 2.3206 106 psi
Tensile Strength 100 155 MPa 14.5038 22.4809 ksi
Young's Modulus 28 35 GPa 4.06105 5.07632 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 32 44 kJ/kg 13.7575 18.9165 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 320 400 K 116.33 260.33 °F
Melting Point 1060 1074 K 1448.33 1473.53 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 180 215 J/kg.K 0.139294 0.16638 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 10 12 W/m.K 18.7203 22.4644 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 6 9 10-6/K 10.8 16.2 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 75 100 10-8 ohm.m 75 100 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 2
Fresh Water 1
Organic Solvents 3
Oxidation at 500C 1
Sea Water 1
Strong Acid 1
Strong Alkalis 1
UV 5
Wear 3
Weak Acid 1
Weak Alkalis 1