Material Database

PtRh20 / Pt-20%Rh

  • General Designation: PtRh20
  • Applications: glass fibre bushings, semi-finished products, glass manufacturing, drain bushings
  • Product Forms: sheet, tube, wire
  • Density (g/cm³): 18.79

Density - HT


Material Behaviour
Forming Process
machinable, formable

IACS Min. (%) [100% IACS ≙ 58 S*m/mm²]
IACS Max. (%) [100% IACS ≙ 58 S*m/mm²]
Electric Resistivity - HT¹
Sources Electrical
¹measured and interpolated

Young's Modulus (GPa)
Young's Modulus - HT¹
Modulus of Rigidity (GPa)
Poission's ratio
Yield Strength RP0,2 - HT²
Ult. Tensile Strength Rm - HT³
Tensile Fracture Elongation A - HT⁴
Creep Rupture⁶
Hardness (HV)
Tensile strength (MPa)
Yield strength (MPa)
Elongation (%)
113 380 110 32
Work hardened
Hardness (HV)
Tensile Strength (MPa)
Yield Strength (MPa)
Elongation (%)
273 940 920 2
Property Range
Hardness (HV)
Tensile Strength (MPa)
Yield Strength (MPa)
Elongation (%)
113 - 273 380 - 940 110 - 920 2 - 30
Sources Mechanical
¹measured | ²measured | ³measured | ⁴measured | ⁵measured and extrapolated | ⁶measured and extrapolated

Melting Range
From Temperature (°C)
To Temperature (°C)
1870 1910


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