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GS-38.3 (cast steel alloy)

Description

General

GS-38.3 cast steel grade contains: Ferro (Fe) rest, Carbon (C) 0.18, Silicon (Si)

Properties

Chemical properties

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%
%

Electrical properties

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kV/mm
%
V
Ohm.mm²/m

Manufacturing Properties

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Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
MPa
MPa
MPa
7850 7850 kg/m³
25 25 %
MPa
J/cm
MPa
370 370 MPa
MPa
190 190 MPa
200000 200000 MPa

Optical properties

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Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
1510 1510 °C
°C
420 460 J/kg.K
47 47 W/m.K
15 15 e-6/K

Environment

mPt
Pt
mELU
MJ/MJ
MJ
2.31 kg
0.21 kg
Environmental data for the production of 1 kg crude steel from SPIN. Transport is added. The coal comes for 65% from Canada, 23% Australia, 12% from the EEC. Iron ore comes for 37% from Brasil, 21% Australia, 31% Europe and the remaining 11% from elsewhere. Lime is imported from Belgium. The production and emission data are for 1989.
Idemat 2003, Design for Sustainability, Delft University of Technology

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