Material Database

PtRh5 / Pt-5%Rh

  • General Designation: PtRh5
  • Applications: semi-finished products, glass manufacturing, glass fibre bushings, drain bushings
  • Product Forms: wire, sheet, tube
  • Density (g/cm³): 20.7

Density - HT


Material Behaviour
Forming Process
formable, machinable

IACS Min. (%) [100% IACS ≙ 58 S*m/mm²]
IACS Max. (%) [100% IACS ≙ 58 S*m/mm²]
Electric Resistivity - HT¹
Thermo-emf. vs. copper Hard (mV)
Temperature coefficient of electric resistivity
From Temperature (°C)
To Temperature (°C)
Hard (x10-4/K)
Annealed (x10-4/K)
0 100 19 20
Sources Electrical

Young's Modulus (GPa)
Modulus of Rigidity (GPa)
Yield Strength RP0,2 - HT²
Ult. Tensile Strength Rm - HT³
Tensile Fracture Elongation A - HT⁴
Creep Rupture⁶
Property Range
Hardness (HV)
Tensile Strength (MPa)
Yield Strength (MPa)
Elongation (%)
70 - 130 230 - 530 114 - 450 2 - 25
Sources Mechanical
²measured | ³measured | ⁴measured | ⁵measured and extrapolated | ⁶measured and extrapolated

Melting Range
From Temperature (°C)
To Temperature (°C)
1810 1820
Thermal conductivity - HT¹
Specific Heat - HT²
Sources Thermal
¹measured | ²measurerd


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