Rhenium Properties

rhenium mechanical physical properties specifications chemistry

When selecting the materials to best meet the requirements of your application, the physical properties are of critical importance.  Below are tables with data on Rhenium properties, including physical and mechanical properties, chemistry and the pertinent specifications.  If you require any additional information on our Rhenium products, please call or email us for assistance.

For an EFINEA Rhenium data sheet, or any other Refractory Metals & Alloys data sheets, please go to the Data Sheets section in our Technical Library.

Rhenium Typical Physical Properties

Melting Point°F5767
Electrical Resistivity 20°Cmicrohms-cm13.5
Thermal Conductivitycal/cm2/cm/s/°C0.17
Specific HeatCal/g/°C0.033
Coefficient of Linear Thermal ExpansionMicro-in/°Fx10-63.7
Source: ASM Metals Ref Book 3rd Edition; Pubchem.gov; The Availability and Properties of Rhenium - Table 1

Rhenium Typical Mechanical Properties

Ultimate Tensile Strengthksi (MPa)-RT155 (1070)
ksi (MPa)-800°C90 (620)
ksi (MPa)-1200°C60 (410)
Yield Strengthpsi (MPa)42100 (290)
Elongation @ Break% 15 - 25
Modulus of Elasticityksi (GPa)68000 (469)
Source: Matweb.com

Rhenium Chemistry

Minimum % 99.97

Rhenium Specifications

CAS 7440-15-5

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