Electrical Conductivity and Resistivity for Miscellaneous Metals and Alloys

Material

Conductivity

Resistivity

Reference

Notes

(%IACS) (Siemens/m) (Ohm-m) (See Below)
Antimonial Tin Solder 11.90 6.902E+06 1.449E-07 CSNDT  
Antimonial Lead, 1% (Quenched and Aged) 7.88 4.570E+06 2.188E-07 CSNDT  
Antimony 4.40 2.552E+06 3.918E-07 CSNDT  
Antimony 4.66 3.700E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Arsenic (alpha-metallic) 6.63 2.600E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Babbit, Lead Base 6.00 3.480E+06 2.874E-07 CSNDT  
Barium (at 0 C) 28.74 6.000E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Beryllium 38.9 - 43.1 2.50E+07--2.256E+07 4.00E-08--4.43E-08 CSNDT  
Beryllium 38-43 4.000E-08 MHASM2  
           

Bismuth alloys

 
Pure Bismuth (at 0 C) 1.64 1.050E-06 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
A 3.34 5.162E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
B 2.43 7.095E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
C 4.19 4.115E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
G 1.75 9.852E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
H 5.00 3.448E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
T 4.27 4.038E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
Y 2.57 6.709E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
Z 7.77 2.219E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
ZZ 3.27 5.272E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
           
Cadmium 25.20 1.462E+07 6.842E-08 CSNDT  
Cadmium 25.00 7.300E-08 MHASM2  
Calcium 48.70 2.825E+07 3.540E-08 CSNDT  
Calcium 49.60 3.160E-08 MHASM2  
Cartridge Brass (Annealed) 28.00 1.624E+07 6.158E-08 CSNDT  
Cerium (beta phase) 2.08 8.280E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cerium (gamma phase) 2.32 7.440E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           

Cermets

 
Cr-Al2O3 19.82 8.700E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cromium carbide type A (83Cr3C2-15Ni-2W) 20.53 8.400E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cromium carbide type B (88Cr3C2-12Ni) 24.63 7.000E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
TiB2 112.69 1.530E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
ZrB2 107.76 1.600E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
ZrB2-B 75-101 1.7E-8--2.3E-8 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
CrB 86.21 2.000E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
CrB-Ni 28-45 3.8E-8--5.8E-8 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
CrB-Cr-Mo 32-47 3.7E-8--5.4E-8 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Mo2NiB2 24-26 6.6E-8--7.1E-8 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Cesium 8.62 4.500E+06 2.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity (IACS) converted from resistivity
Chromium 8.80 5.104E+06 1.959E-07 CSNDT  
Chromium (at 20 C) 13.00 1.300E-07 MHASM2  
              

Cobalt

 
Cobalt 27.60 1.601E+07 6.247E-08 CSNDT  
Cobalt 27.60 5.250E-08 MHASM2  
wear-resistant alloy 1 1.83 9.400E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
wear-resistant alloy 6 2.05 8.400E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
wear-resistant alloy 12 1.96 8.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
wear-resistant alloy 6B 1.89 9.100E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Columbium 13.20 7.656E+06 1.306E-07 CSNDT  
Constantan 3.52 2.042E+06 4.898E-07 CSNDT  
Corrodine Lead 8.30 4.814E+06 2.077E-07 CSNDT  
Dysprosium 1.86 9.260E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Europium 1.92 9.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Erbium 2.00 8.600E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Gadolinium 1.32 1.310E-06 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Gallium (polycrystalline) 11.46 1.505E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Gilding Metal (Annealed) 56.00 3.248E+07 3.079E-08 CSNDT  
Gold 73.40 4.257E+07 2.349E-08 CSNDT  
Gold, Pure 70.00 4.060E+07 2.463E-08 ECTM  
Gold 83.69 2.060E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Graphite 0.22 1.276E+05 7.837E-06 CSNDT  
Hafnium 4.91 3.510E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           

Indium

 
100% In 24.00 7.184E-08 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
290 (97In-3Ag) 23.00 7.496E-08 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
90In-10Ag 22.10 7.801E-08 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
300-302 (80In-15Pb-5Ag) 13.00 1.326E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
320-345 (70In-30Pb) 8.80 1.959E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
60In-40Pb 7.00 2.463E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
244 (52In-48Sn) 11.70 1.474E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
50In-50Sn 11.70 1.474E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
500In-50Pb 6.00 2.874E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
40In-60Pb 5.20 3.316E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
25In-75Pb 4.60 3.748E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
25In-37.5Pb-37.5Sn 7.80 2.210E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
136 (21In-18Pb-12Sn-49Bi) 2.43 7.095E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
19In-81Pb 4.50 3.831E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
307-323 (12In-18Pb-70Sn) 12.20 1.413E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
5In-95Pb 5.10 3.381E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
5In-90Pb-5Ag 5.60 3.079E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
5In-92.5Pb-2.5Ag 5.50 3.135E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
           
Iridium  
Iridium 36.61 4.710E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Iridium 32.60 1.891E+07 5.289E-08 CSNDT  
Iridium - Platinum Alloys 9.10 5.278E+06 1.895E-07 CSNDT  
 Iridium - Platinum Alloys, 18% Nickel Silver Alloy B 5.20 3.016E+06 3.316E-07 CSNDT  
           
Lead  
Lead 8.40 4.872E+06 2.053E-07 ECTM  
Lead 8.35 2.064E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
1% Antimonial (Quenched & Aged) 7.88 4.570E+06 2.188E-07 CSNDT  
Corrodine 8.30 4.814E+06 2.077E-07 CSNDT  
Hard (Quenched & Aged) 7.70 4.466E+06 2.239E-07 CSNDT  
           
Lithium 20.20 1.172E+07 8.535E-08 CSNDT  
Lithium 18.44 9.350E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Manganese (alpha phase) 0.90 1.440E-06 MHASM2  
Mercury 1.80 1.044E+06 9.579E-07 CSNDT  
Mercury 1.80 9.580E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Mischmetal 2.16 8.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Molybdenum 33.00 1.914E+07 5.225E-08 CSNDT  
Molybdenum 33.00 5.200E-08 MHASM2  
Monel 3.60 2.088E+06 4.789E-07 ECTM  
Monel 3.58 2.076E+06 4.816E-07 CSNDT  
Muntz Metal (Annealed) 28.00 1.624E+07 6.158E-08 CSNDT  
Neodymium 2.68 6.430E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Niobium 13.20 1.600E-07 MHASM2  
Osmium 18.20 1.056E+07 9.473E-08 CSNDT  
Osmium 21.23 8.120E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Palladium 16.00 9.280E+06 1.078E-07 CSNDT  
Palladium 17.36 9.930E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Permanent Magnet Materials  
3 1/2 % Cr steel 5.95 2.900E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
6% W steel 5.75 3.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
17% Co steel 6.16 2.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
36% CO steel 6.39 2.700E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 1 2.30 7.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 2 2.65 6.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 3 2.87 6.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 4 2.30 7.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 5 3.67 4.700E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 5DG 3.67 4.700E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 5-7 3.67 4.700E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 6 3.45 5.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 7 2.97 5.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 8 3.45 5.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cast Alnico 12 2.78 6.200E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Sintered Alnico 2 2.54 6.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Sintered Alnico 4 2.54 6.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Sintered Alnico 5 3.45 5.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Sintered Alnico 6 3.25 5.300E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Bonded ferrite A N/A 1.000E+05 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Sintered ferrite 1 N/A 1.000E+05 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Sintered NdFeB 1.08 1.600E-06 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Bonded NdFeB N/A 1.000E+00 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Hot-pressed NdFeB 1.08 1.600E-06 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Hot-formed ndFeB 1.08 1.600E-06 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
cunife 9.58 1.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Platinum cobalt 6.16 2.800E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Cobalt rare earth 3.45 5.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Platinum  
Platinum 16.28 9.442E+06 1.059E-07 CSNDT  
Platinum 17.50 9.850E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Commercial 11.60 6.728E+06 1.486E-07 CSNDT  
Platinum - Iridium Alloys 9.10 5.278E+06 1.895E-07 CSNDT  
Platinum - Iridium Alloys, 18% Nickel Silver Alloy B 5.20 3.016E+06 3.316E-07 CSNDT  
Platinum - Nickel Alloys 7.40 4.292E+06 2.330E-07 CSNDT  
Platinum - Nickel Alloys 13.60 7.888E+06 1.268E-07 CSNDT  
Ruthenium (Contact Grade) 4.00 2.320E+06 4.310E-07 CSNDT  
Ruthenium (Jewelry Grade) 5.50 3.190E+06 3.135E-07 CSNDT  
           
Potassium 23.95 7.200E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Praseodymium 2.46 7.000E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Promethium 2.30 7.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Rhenium 9.30 1.854E-07 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
Ruthenium 22.70 1.317E+07 7.595E-08 CSNDT  
Ruthenium 25.35 6.800E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Ruthenium - Platinum (Contact Grade) 4.00 2.320E+06 4.310E-07 CSNDT  
Ruthenium - Platinum (Jewelry Grade) 5.50 3.190E+06 3.135E-07 CSNDT  
Scandium 3.07 5.620E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Selenium 14.40 8.352E+06 1.197E-07 CSNDT  
           
Silver  
Pure 105.00 6.090E+07 1.642E-08 ECTM  
Pure 108.40 6.287E+07 1.591E-08 CSNDT  
18% Nickel Alloy A 6.00 3.480E+06 2.874E-07 CSNDT  
           
Sodium 39.82 4.330E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Solder  
Antimonial Tin 11.90 6.902E+06 1.449E-07 CSNDT  
Tin Silver 16.60 9.628E+06 1.039E-07 CSNDT  
20-80 Soft 9.80 5.684E+06 1.759E-07 CSNDT  
5-95 Soft 8.80 5.104E+06 1.959E-07 CSNDT  
50-50 Soft 11.00 6.380E+06 1.567E-07 CSNDT  
           
Tantalum 13.90 8.062E+06 1.240E-07 CSNDT  
Tantalum 13.00 1.350E-07 MHASM2  
Technetium 9.32 1.850E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Terbium 1.50 1.150E-06 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Thallium (at 0 C) 11.49 1.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Thorium 11.00 1.570E-07 MHASM2  
Thulium 2.55 6.760E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Tin  
Pure 15.00 8.700E+06 1.149E-07 CSNDT  
Solder (Antimonial) 11.90 6.902E+06 1.449E-07 CSNDT  
Foil 4.20 2.436E+06 4.105E-07 CSNDT  
Bronze 14.00 8.120E+06 1.232E-07 CSNDT  
Silver Solder 16.60 9.628E+06 1.039E-07 CSNDT  
           
Tungsten 31.40 1.821E+07 5.491E-08 CSNDT  
Tungsten 30.00 5.300E-07 MHASM2  
Uranium 6.00 3.480E+06 2.874E-07 CSNDT  
Vanadium 6.60 3.828E+06 2.612E-07 CSNDT  
Waspaloy 1.40 8.120E+05 1.232E-06 ECTM  
White Metal 11.10 6.438E+06 1.553E-07 CSNDT  
Ytterbium 6.90 2.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Yttrium 2.89 5.960E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
           
Zinc  
Commercial Rolled 28.00 1.624E+07 6.158E-08 CSNDT  
Die Cast 25.00 1.450E+07 6.897E-08 CSNDT  
Die Cast 27.00 1.566E+07 6.386E-08 CSNDT  
AG40A 27.00 6.400E-08 MHASM2  
AC43A 27.00 6.386E-08 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
ZA-8 27.70 6.224E-08 MHASM2 resistivity converted from conductivity
ZA-12 28.30 6.100E-08 MHASM2  
ZA-27 29.70 5.800E-08 MHASM2  
ILZRO 16 20.53 8.400E-08 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Commercial Rolled Zinc (Zn-0.08Pb) 28.40 6.200E-08 MHASM2  
Commercial Rolled Zinc (Zn-0.3Pb-0.03Cd) 32.00 6.060E-08 MHASM2  
Commercial Rolled Zinc (Zn-0.06Pb-0.06Cd) 32.00 6.060E-08 MHASM2  
Copper-Hardened Rolled Zinc (Zn-1.0Cu) 28.00 6.200E-08 MHASM2  
Rolled Zinc Alloy (Zn-1.0Cu-0.010Mg) 27.00 6.300E-08 MHASM2  
Zn-Cu-Ti Alloy (Zn-0.8Cu-0.15Ti) 27.00 6.240E-08 MHASM2  
Superplastic Zinc (Zn-22Al) (annealed) 32.00 6.000E-08 MHASM2  
           
Zirconium  
Zirconium 4.20 2.436E+06 4.105E-07 CSNDT  
Zirconium 3.40 1.972E+06 5.071E-07 ECTM  
Reactor grade and grade 702 4.34 3.970E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Zr-2.5Nb, grade 705, and grade 706 3.13 5.500E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
Zircaloy - 2 2.40 1.392E+06 7.184E-07 ECTM  
Zircaloy-2, Zircaloy-4, and grade704 2.33 7.400E-07 MHASM2 conductivity converted from resistivity
  • CSNDT=CSNDT compiled by Eddy Current Technology Incorporated
  • ECTM=Eddy Current Testing Manual on Eddy Current Melted compiled by Eddy Current Technology Incorporated
  • MHASM2=ASM Metals Handbook--Volume 2, Tenth Edition

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