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Melting Points

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Melting Points
The specific gravity of a metal or alloy is merely the weight in grams of one cubic centimeter. When it is more convenient to work in troy weights, the number of ounces per cubic inch of any metal or alloy may be found by multiplying its specific gravity by the constant 0.52686.

 

Melting Point and Weights
of Various Metals and Alloys

Metal Symbol Melting Point °F Melting Point °C Specific Gravity Weight in Troy Ozs/Cu In
Aluminum Al 1220 660 2.70 1.423
Antimony Sb 1167 630 6.62 3.448
Beryllium Be 2340 1280 1.82 0.959
Bismuth Bi 520 271 9.80 5.163
Cadmium Cd 610 321 8.65 4.557
Carbon C - - 2.22 1.170
Chromium Cr 3430 1890 7.19 3.788
Cobalt Co 2070 1132.2 19.05 4.689
Copper Cu 1981 1083 8.96 4.719
Gold, 24K Pure Au 1945 1063 19.32 10.180
Iridium Ir 4449 2454 22.50 11.849
Iron Fe 2802 1539 7.87 4.145
Lead Pb 621 327 11.34 5.973
Magnesium Mg 1202 650 1.75 0.917
Manganese Mn 2273 1245 7.43 3.914
Molybdenum Mo 4760 2625 10.20 5.347
Nickel Ni 2651 1455 8.90 4.691
Osmium Os 4892 2700 22.50 11.854
Palladium Pd 2831 1555 12.00 6.322
Phosphorus P 111 44 1.82 0.959
Platinum, Pure Pt 3224 1773 21.45 11.301
15% Irid Plat - 3310 1821 21.59 11.301
10% Irid Plat - 3250 1788 21.54 11.349
5% Irid Plat - 3235 1779 21.50 11.325
Rhodium Rh 3571 1966 12.44 6.553
Ruthenium Ru 4500 2500 12.20 6.428
Silicon Si 2605 1430 2.33 1.247
Silver, Pure Ag 1761 961 10.49 5.525
Silver, Sterling - 1640 893 10.36 5.457
Silver, Coin - 1615 879 10.31 5.430
Tin Sn 450 232 7.30 3.846
Zinc Zn 787 419 7.10 3.7758


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