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Electrical Conductivity & Resistivity for
Miscellaneous Metals & 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
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conductivity converted from resistivity
A
3.34
5.162E-07
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resistivity converted from conductivity
B
2.43
7.095E-07
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resistivity converted from conductivity
C
4.19
4.115E-07
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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
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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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