Ed Fagan Inc. knows how important the properties of Kovar®, ASTM F15 are to you when evaluating an alloy for an application. As a reference, we have comprised tables with key data points to guide customers in their evaluation of Kovar®, ASTM F15 Alloy. Tables include physical, expansion and chemistry properties along with specifications.
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|ASTM F15 (Kovar®)||Average Linear Coefficients of Thermal Expansion|
|Temp Range, °C||Temp Range, °C|
|30-100||--||30-450||5.1 – 5.5|
|30-400||4.6 – 5.2||30-900||11.5|
Bold face values are the limits specified in ASTM F15.
For comparison linear coefficient of thermal expansion data on all of our controlled expansion, glass and ceramic sealing alloys, please refer to our Thermal Expansion Table.
|ASTM F15 Alloy (Kovar®)|
|Thermal Conductivity||W/cm °C||0.17|
|Specific Heat||Cal/gm °C||0.11|
|Thermal Expansion||ppm / °F (75°F to 842°F)||2.9|
|ppm / °C (25°C to 450 °C)||5.3|
|ASTM F15 Alloy (Kovar®) Typical Mechanical Properties|
|Elongation||% in 2"||30|
|Hardness (annealed)||Rockwell B||68|
|Modulus of Elasticity||ksi||20,000|
|ASTM F15 (Kovar®)|
|The iron, nickel and cobalt % listed are nominal. They shall be adjusted by the manufacturer so that the alloy meets the requirements for coefficient of thermal expansion|
|The total aluminum, magnesium, zirconium and titanium shall not exceed 0.20%|
|Specifications- Our material is certified to:|
|ASTM F15||UNS K94610||AMS 1-23011 CL1||MIL 1-23011 CL1|
|Specifications- Historic Cross- Reference|
|ASTM F1466||UNS K94360||AMS 7726B, 7727, 7728C|
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