Turcite® A Rod - Technical Data: Typical Properties

General Properties of Turcite® A Rod U.S. Customary Units Test Standard Value English Value Metric
Specific Gravity   D 792 1.49 1.49
Water Absorption, 24 hrs. @ 73º F (23º C) % D 570 .20 .20
Rockwell Hardness M scale D 785 81 81
Color     BLUE BLUE
         
Mechanical Properties of Turcite® A Rod Unit Test Standard Value English Value Metric
Tensile Strength @ Break psi D 638 7,600 52 MPa
Compressive Strength psi D 695 13,000 89.6 MPa
Elongation at break % D 638 15.0 15.0
Flexural Strength psi D 790 11,000 76 MPa
Flexural Modulus psi D 790 350,000 2.4 GPa
Izod Impact Strength (Notched) -lb/in Ft D 256 .57 Ft–lb/in 31 J/m
Izod Impact Strength (Unotched) -lb/in Ft D 256 8.4 Ft–lb/in 448 J/m
         
Thermal Properties of Turcite® A Rod Unit Test Standard Value English Value Metric
Continuous Service Temp. ºF   180º F 82º C
Deflection Temperature, at 264 psi (1.82 MPa) ºF D 648 205º F 96º C
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion 
73º F to 212º F
  D 696 5.2in/ (in ºF)*10-5 9.4m (m ºC)*10-5
         
Tribological Unit Test Standard Value English Value Metric
Wear Factor @ 73º F (23º C to 100º C) * * 43 In/ (psi*fpm*hr)*10-10 520 mm/ (*KPa*hr)*10-10
Dynamic Coeffiecient of Friction
(Non Lubricated)
* * .30 .30
Limiting PV * * 7,500 psi *fpm 15.8 MPa*m/min

 

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