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Thermal Conductivy of Selected Common Materials (Alphabetical) Thermal Conductivy of Selected Common Materials Sorted in Decending order by K value
Values are BTU/Sq. Ft./Degree F/inch
ABS Plastic                          1.32
Acetic Acid, 100%                    1.14
Acetone                              1.15
Acetylene                           0.129
Acrylic Plastic                         1
Air                                  0.18
Allyl, Cast                          12.1
Alumina, 99.5%                        192
Aluminum 7178 T6                      870
Aluminum 1100 H14                    1510
Aluminum, 6063 T5                    1450
Aluminum 1350                        1625
Aluminum 7050 T74                    1090
Aluminum 2024                        1344
Aluminum Silicate Lava                9.1
Aluminum 1100-0                      1540
Aluminum 7075 T6                      900
Aluminum 1060 H18                    1600
Aluminum, 6061                       1188
Aluminum, 6063                       1332
Aluminum 1100 H18                    1510
Aluminum, 5052                        960
Aluminum QC-7 Alcoa                   960
Aluminum 1060-0                      1625
Aluminum 7049 T73                    1070
Aluminum 7072 0                      1540
Aluminum, 3003                       1332
Ammonia 100%                         3.48
Ammonia                              0.16
Aniline                              1.25
Antimony                              131
Argon                                0.12
Asbestos                             0.44
Ashes                                0.49
Asphalt, Solid                        1.2
Asphalt, Liquid                      5.04
Babbitt-Tin Base                    278.4
Babbitt-Lead Base                   165.6
Beeswax                              1.67
Benzene                              1.04
Beryllium Copper 172                  828
Beryllium                            1121
Bismuth                                59
Boron Nitride, Compacted              125
Brass 70/30                           672
Brass 80/20                           984
Brass, Alloy 360                      804
Brass, Yellow                         828
Brick, Common Clay                      5
Brick, Facing                           8
Brine, Calcium Chloride 25%          3.36
Brine, Sodium Chloride               2.88
Bronze 75Cu 25Sn                      180
Butane                              0.087
Cadmium                               660
Calcium                               912
Carboloy (Cemented Carbide)           420
Carbon                                165
Carbon                                173
Carbon Dioxide                       0.12
Carbon Monoxide                      0.18
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate            1.2
Cellulose Acetate Plastic             1.2
Cement, Portland Loose               2.04
Cerafelt Insulation                  1.22
Chalk                                5.76
Charcoal Wood                       0.612
Chlorine                             0.06
Chloroform                          0.046
Chloromethane                      0.0636
Chrome Brick                          9.6
Chromium                              484
Clay                                    9
Coal, Anthracite                       11
Cobalt                                499
Concrete, Cinder                      5.3
Concrete, Stone                       9.5
Copper                               2730
Copper, Chromium                     2244
Cordierite, AlSi Mag 202             9.12
Cork                                 0.36
Cotton, Flax, Hemp                   0.41
Cottonseed Oil                        1.2
Delrin                               1.56
Diamond                              4368
Dichlorodifluoromethane F-12        0.058
Earth, Dry, Packed                    0.9
Epoxy                                 1.2
Ether                                0.95
Ethyl Alcohol 95%                     1.3
Ethyl Chloride                      0.066
Ethyl Ether                         0.092
Ethylene                            0.121
Fatty Acid, Aleic                     1.1
Fatty Acid, Stearic                 0.936
Fatty Acid, Palmitic                0.996
Fiberfrx 970J                        0.38
Fiberfrx Durablanket 6                0.4
Fiberfrx Durablanket 8               0.34
Fiberfrx Durablanket 4               0.54
Fiberglass, Microlite Duct Ins       0.28
Fiberglass Spin-Glass Insul          0.26
Firebrick, Fireclay                   6.6
Firebrick, Silica                     7.2
Fluoroplastics                       1.68
Foam, Noryl Rigid FN215              0.86
Foam, Silicone Rubber #7204          0.34
Freon 11                              0.6
Freon 12                            0.492
Freon 22                            0.624
Fuel Oil # 2                         0.96
Fuel Oil # 1 (Kerosene)             1.008
Fuel Oil Heavy, #5,6                0.852
Fuel Oil Medium, #3,4               0.918
Gasoline                            0.936
German Silver                         168
Glass                                 5.4
Glycerine                            1.97
Gold                                 2065
Granite                                20
Graphite                             1.25
Heat Sink Compound DC#340           2.902
Helium                                1.1
Hydrogen                             0.13
Hydrogen Sulfide                    0.091
Ice, Solid                          15.36
Ice, Liquid                          3.96
Incoloy 800                            97
Inconel 600                           109
Invar 36Ni                             73
Iron, Cast                            396
Iron, Wrought                         432
Lead, Liquid                          108
Lead, Solid                           240
Limestone                               5
Lithium                               516
Magnesia                             0.48
Magnesite Brick                        15
Magnesium Oxide, Uncompacted          3.6
Magnesium Silicate                   15.6
Magnesium                            1092
Magnesium Oxide, Compacted           14.4
Manganese                            80.6
Marble                                 17
Marinite I                           0.89
Melamine Formaldahyde                   3
Mercury                              60.8
Methane                              0.21
Mica                                    3
Molybdenum                            980
Monel 400                             151
Mortar                                  8
Muntz Metal 60Cu 40Zn                 852
Natural Rubber Foam                   0.3
Nichrome 80Ni 20 Cr                 104.4
Nickel 200                            468
Nitric Oxide                        0.166
Nitrogen                             0.19
Nitrous Oxide                       0.106
Nylon                                1.68
Oils, Transformer                     0.9
Oxygen                               0.18
Paper                                0.82
Paraffin, liquid                     1.68
Paraffin                             1.56
PBT Polyester (Mobay) Pocan           1.9
PET Polyester (Mobay) Petlon          2.2
Phenolic                             1.02
Phenolic Resin, Cast                  1.1
Phenolic, Laminated Sheet,Tube        2.4
Platinum                              492
Polycarbonate Lexan 181 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 500 Series       1.41
Polycarbonate Lexan 141 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan GlssReinfc       1.47
Polycarbonate Lexan 161 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan HiHeat PPC       1.43
Polycarbonate Lexan 101 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 900 Series       1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 121 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 141L Resin       1.35
Polycarbonate                        1.38
Polyester                            3.96
Polyethylene Terephthalate          1.074
Polyethylene                         2.28
Polyimide Film                      0.883
Polyimides                            2.5
Polypropylene                        1.72
Polystyrene                          0.36
Polytetrafluoroethylene(Teflon        1.7
Polyurethane Fm PtA Isocyanate       1.14
Polyurethane Fm PtB Polyl Resn       1.32
Polyvinyl Chloride Acetate           0.84
Porcelain                               6
Potassium                             720
Potassium at 1000F                  260.4
Propane, compressed                  1.81
Quartz                                9.6
Rhodium                               636
Rubber, Synthetic                       1
Rubber, Natural, Isoprene               1
Sand, Dry                            2.26
Silica, Fused                          10
Silicon Carbide                       105
Silicon                               600
Silicone Rubber                       1.5
Silver                               2904
Soapstone                            11.3
Sodium                                972
Sodium at 1000F                       580
Soil, Dry With Stones                 3.6
Solder 50Sn 50Pb                      336
Solder 60Sn 40Pb                      355
Stainless Steel 430                   150
Stainless Steel 304, 316, 321       105.6
Steatite                             20.4
Steel, Low Carbon 1040                324
Steel, Mild, Carbon                   456
Sulfur                                1.8
Sulfur Dioxide                       0.07
Sulfuric Acid, 60%                   2.88
Sulfuric Acid, 98%                    1.8
Tantalum                              372
Tin, Liquid                           216
Tin, Solid                            432
Titanium                            111.6
Toluene                             1.032
Trichloroethylene                    0.84
Tungsten                             1130
Type Metal 85 Pb 15Sn                 180
Uranium                             193.2
Urethane Foam, Rigid                 0.36
Water                                4.08
Water Vapor above 212F               0.16
Wood, Oak                             1.2
Wood, Pine                            0.9
Zinc                                  112
Zirconium                             145
Diamond                              4368
Silver                               2904
Copper                               2730
Copper, Chromium                     2244
Gold                                 2065
Aluminum 1350                        1625
Aluminum 1060-0                      1625
Aluminum 1060 H18                    1600
Aluminum 7072 0                      1540
Aluminum 1100-0                      1540
Aluminum 1100 H18                    1510
Aluminum 1100 H14                    1510
Aluminum, 6063 T5                    1450
Aluminum 2024                        1344
Aluminum, 6063                       1332
Aluminum, 3003                       1332
Aluminum, 6061                       1188
Tungsten                             1130
Beryllium                            1121
Magnesium                            1092
Aluminum 7050 T74                    1090
Aluminum 7049 T73                    1070
Brass 80/20                           984
Molybdenum                            980
Sodium                                972
Aluminum, 5052                        960
Aluminum QC-7 Alcoa                   960
Calcium                               912
Aluminum 7075 T6                      900
Aluminum 7178 T6                      870
Muntz Metal 60Cu 40Zn                 852
Brass, Yellow                         828
Beryllium Copper 172                  828
Brass, Alloy 360                      804
Potassium                             720
Brass 70/30                           672
Cadmium                               660
Rhodium                               636
Silicon                               600
Sodium at 1000F                       580
Lithium                               516
Cobalt                                499
Platinum                              492
Chromium                              484
Nickel 200                            468
Steel, Mild, Carbon                   456
Tin, Solid                            432
Iron, Wrought                         432
Carboloy (Cemented Carbide)           420
Iron, Cast                            396
Tantalum                              372
Solder 60Sn 40Pb                      355
Solder 50Sn 50Pb                      336
Steel, Low Carbon 1040                324
Babbitt-Tin Base                    278.4
Potassium at 1000F                  260.4
Lead, Solid                           240
Tin, Liquid                           216
Uranium                             193.2
Alumina, 99.5%                        192
Type Metal 85 Pb 15Sn                 180
Bronze 75Cu 25Sn                      180
Carbon                                173
German Silver                         168
Babbitt-Lead Base                   165.6
Carbon                                165
Monel 400                             151
Stainless Steel 430                   150
Zirconium                             145
Antimony                              131
Boron Nitride, Compacted              125
Zinc                                  112
Titanium                            111.6
Inconel 600                           109
Lead, Liquid                          108
Stainless Steel 304, 316, 321       105.6
Silicon Carbide                       105
Nichrome 80Ni 20 Cr                 104.4
Incoloy 800                            97
Manganese                            80.6
Invar 36Ni                             73
Mercury                              60.8
Bismuth                                59
Steatite                             20.4
Granite                                20
Marble                                 17
Magnesium Silicate                   15.6
Ice, Solid                          15.36
Magnesite Brick                        15
Magnesium Oxide, Compacted           14.4
Allyl, Cast                          12.1
Soapstone                            11.3
Coal, Anthracite                       11
Silica, Fused                          10
Quartz                                9.6
Chrome Brick                          9.6
Concrete, Stone                       9.5
Cordierite, AlSi Mag 202             9.12
Aluminum Silicate Lava                9.1
Clay                                    9
Mortar                                  8
Brick, Facing                           8
Firebrick, Silica                     7.2
Firebrick, Fireclay                   6.6
Porcelain                               6
Chalk                                5.76
Glass                                 5.4
Concrete, Cinder                      5.3
Asphalt, Liquid                      5.04
Limestone                               5
Brick, Common Clay                      5
Water                                4.08
Polyester                            3.96
Ice, Liquid                          3.96
Soil, Dry With Stones                 3.6
Magnesium Oxide, Uncompacted          3.6
Ammonia 100%                         3.48
Brine, Calcium Chloride 25%          3.36
Mica                                    3
Melamine Formaldahyde                   3
Heat Sink Compound DC#340           2.902
Sulfuric Acid, 60%                   2.88
Brine, Sodium Chloride               2.88
Polyimides                            2.5
Phenolic, Laminated Sheet,Tube        2.4
Polyethylene                         2.28
Sand, Dry                            2.26
PET Polyester (Mobay) Petlon          2.2
Cement, Portland Loose               2.04
Glycerine                            1.97
PBT Polyester (Mobay) Pocan           1.9
Propane, compressed                  1.81
Sulfuric Acid, 98%                    1.8
Sulfur                                1.8
Polypropylene                        1.72
Polytetrafluoroethylene(Teflon        1.7
Paraffin, liquid                     1.68
Nylon                                1.68
Fluoroplastics                       1.68
Beeswax                              1.67
Paraffin                             1.56
Delrin                               1.56
Silicone Rubber                       1.5
Polycarbonate Lexan GlssReinfc       1.47
Polycarbonate Lexan HiHeat PPC       1.43
Polycarbonate Lexan 500 Series       1.41
Polycarbonate                        1.38
Polycarbonate Lexan 900 Series       1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 181 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 161 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 141L Resin       1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 141 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 121 Resin        1.35
Polycarbonate Lexan 101 Resin        1.35
Polyurethane Fm PtB Polyl Resn       1.32
ABS Plastic                          1.32
Ethyl Alcohol 95%                     1.3
Graphite                             1.25
Aniline                              1.25
Cerafelt Insulation                  1.22
Wood, Oak                             1.2
Epoxy                                 1.2
Cottonseed Oil                        1.2
Cellulose Acetate Plastic             1.2
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate            1.2
Asphalt, Solid                        1.2
Acetone                              1.15
Polyurethane Fm PtA Isocyanate       1.14
Acetic Acid, 100%                    1.14
Phenolic Resin, Cast                  1.1
Helium                                1.1
Fatty Acid, Aleic                     1.1
Polyethylene Terephthalate          1.074
Benzene                              1.04
Toluene                             1.032
Phenolic                             1.02
Fuel Oil # 1 (Kerosene)             1.008
Rubber, Synthetic                       1
Rubber, Natural, Isoprene               1
Acrylic Plastic                         1
Fatty Acid, Palmitic                0.996
Fuel Oil # 2                         0.96
Ether                                0.95
Gasoline                            0.936
Fatty Acid, Stearic                 0.936
Fuel Oil Medium, #3,4               0.918
Wood, Pine                            0.9
Oils, Transformer                     0.9
Earth, Dry, Packed                    0.9
Marinite I                           0.89
Polyimide Film                      0.883
Foam, Noryl Rigid FN215              0.86
Fuel Oil Heavy, #5,6                0.852
Trichloroethylene                    0.84
Polyvinyl Chloride Acetate           0.84
Paper                                0.82
Freon 22                            0.624
Charcoal Wood                       0.612
Freon 11                              0.6
Fiberfrx Durablanket 4               0.54
Freon 12                            0.492
Ashes                                0.49
Magnesia                             0.48
Asbestos                             0.44
Cotton, Flax, Hemp                   0.41
Fiberfrx Durablanket 6                0.4
Fiberfrx 970J                        0.38
Urethane Foam, Rigid                 0.36
Polystyrene                          0.36
Cork                                 0.36
Foam, Silicone Rubber #7204          0.34
Fiberfrx Durablanket 8               0.34
Natural Rubber Foam                   0.3
Fiberglass, Microlite Duct Ins       0.28
Fiberglass Spin-Glass Insul          0.26
Methane                              0.21
Nitrogen                             0.19
Oxygen                               0.18
Carbon Monoxide                      0.18
Air                                  0.18
Nitric Oxide                        0.166
Water Vapor above 212F               0.16
Ammonia                              0.16
Hydrogen                             0.13
Acetylene                           0.129
Ethylene                            0.121
Carbon Dioxide                       0.12
Argon                                0.12
Nitrous Oxide                       0.106
Ethyl Ether                         0.092
Hydrogen Sulfide                    0.091
Butane                              0.087
Sulfur Dioxide                       0.07
Ethyl Chloride                      0.066
Chloromethane                      0.0636
Chlorine                             0.06
Dichlorodifluoromethane F-12        0.058
Chloroform                          0.046
 

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