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GS-70 (cast steel alloy)

Description

General

GS-70 cast steel alloy contains: iron (Fe), carbon (C) 0.50-0.60%, silicon (Si) 0.25-0.50%, manganese (Mn) 0.40-0.80%, phosporus (P)

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
%
%

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
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
12 12 %
MPa
J/cm
MPa
690 690 MPa
MPa
410 410 MPa
200000 200000 MPa

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

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

4.05 mPt
0.08 Pt
889 mELU
3.11 MJ/MJ
20.2 MJ
2.89 kg
0.01 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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