Palladium

General Alloy Overview

ASTM

B 589-94 (Refined Palladium)

Application Examples

Blood Analysis

Industry Examples

Medical

Tempers

Annealed

Available Forms

Fine Wire

Constant (Temper - Independent) Properties

ParameterValue
Melting Temperature, °F (°C)2826 (1552)
Density, dwt/in3 (g/cm3)126.7 (12.02)
Electrical Resistivity, µΩ-cmf (µΩ-cm)64.8 (10.8)
Electrical Conductivity, %IACS16
Temperature Coefficent of Resistance, /°F (/K)2.1E-03 (3.8E-03)
Thermal Conductivity, Btu/hr-ft-°F (W/m-K)40 (70)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion, /°F (/K)6.5E-06 (1.2E-05)
Thermal EMF vs. Pt, µV/°F (µV/°C)-2.9E-03 (-5.2E-03)
ParameterValue
Specific Heat Capacity, Btu/lb-°F (J/g-K)0.06 (0.25)
Elastic Modulus, Msi (GPa)17.0 (117)
Shear Modulus, Msi (GPa)6.38 (44.0)
Poisson's Ratio0.39
Single phase/multiphaseSingle
Lattice parameter, Å (a,b)3.89
Emissivity0.33
Thermal EMF vs. Pt, µV/°F (µV/°C)-2.9E-03 (-5.2E-03)
Contact resistance (Cres), 30 gf, mΩ6
Cres, oxidized 1,000h@150°C, 30 gf, mΩ6
Cres, flowers of sulfur 720h@50°C, 30gf10

Annealed Temper

ParameterValue
0.2% Offset Yield Strength, ksi (MPa)39 (270)
Ultimate Tensile Strength, ksi (MPa)41 (280)
Elongation to Failure, %25
ParameterValue
Knoop Microhardness, HK50
Vickers Microhardness40

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