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Material Name 

Material Type 

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Density (g cm^-3)  ><

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Hardness   (This has to be a text field because some entries contain letters. Search results are somewhat unpredictable.)

Hardness Units 

Young's Modulus {E} (GN m^-2)  ><

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% Elongation  ><

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Loss Tangent (*10^-4@1MHz)  ><

Electrical Resistivity (*10^I Ohm cm)  ><

Electrical Resistivity Index (=I)  ><

Breakdown Voltage (=X)  ><

Breakdown Voltage Units 

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General Comments 

Corrosion Resistance 

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all information contained within this database is correct, no responsibility can be taken by the author or Rutherford Appleton Laboratory concerning the properties of materials listed.  This compilation is intended as a guide to further research and should not be used as a definitive text.Database compilation by Richard Apsimon.  Database conversion and search engine by Matthew Brown.  Most recent revision 13 August 1999.