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Silver

Description

General

Most of the silver salts are poisonous. Exposure to silver in air should nor exceed 0.01 mg/m3 (40hrs/wk) The maximum allowable concentration in water is 10 mg/m3

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
%
%

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
kV/mm
%
0.8 1.98 V Idemat 2003
0.02 0.02 Ohm.mm²/m Idemat 2003

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
MPa
MPa
MPa
10500 10500 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
2.5 2.5 % Idemat 2003
MPa
J/cm
MPa
150 360 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
55 55 MPa Idemat 2003
72000 75800 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
960 960 °C Idemat 2003
°C
230 230 J/kg.K Idemat 2003
418 420 W/m.K Idemat 2003
19 19.6 e-6/K Idemat 2003

Environment

mPt
Pt
mELU
MJ/MJ
MJ
kg
kg
The production of silver is for an important part in the US. The known world reserves are 780000 tonne. With an annual use of 14450 tonne it results in a RI of 54 year.

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