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Soft Iron Rod

Item#: 14822   5 star rating 3 customer reviews
Price: $2.95 /each
$2.49 /each (buy 10+)
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This soft iron rod is perfect for applications involving changing magnetic flux in electromagnets, electric motors, generators and transformers.  Use it in science projects, magnet demonstrations and teaching magnetic concepts in the classroom setting.

Features:

  • Soft iron rod
  • Measures 20 cm (8 inches) long and 5mm (0.2 inches) diameter
  • Good for applications involving magnetic flux

Specifications:

Chemical Composition

The following table shows the chemical composition of AISI 1008 carbon steel.

Element

Content (%)

Iron, Fe

99.31-99.7 %

Manganese, Mn

0.30-0.50 %

Carbon, C

0.10 %

Sulfur, S

0.050 %

Phosphorous, P

0.040 %

Physical Properties

The physical properties of AISI 1008 carbon steel are outlined in the following table.

Properties

Metric

Imperial

Density (composition 0.06% C, 0.38% Mn, 0.01% Si, annealed at 925°C)

7.872 g/cm3

0.2844 lb/in³

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of cold drawn AISI 1008 carbon steel are tabulated below.

Properties

Metric

Imperial

Tensile strength

340 MPa

49300 psi

Yield strength (depending on temper)

285 MPa

41300 psi

Elastic modulus

190-210 Gpa

27557-30458 ksi

Bulk modulus (typical for steel)

200 GPa

29000 ksi

Shear modulus (typical for steel)

80.0 GPa

11600 ksi

Poisson’s ratio

0.27-0.30

0.27-0.30

Elongation at break (in 50 mm)

20%

20%

Reduction of area

45%

45%

Hardness, Brinell

95

95

Hardness, Knoop (converted from Brinell hardness)

113

113

Hardness, Rockwell B (converted from Brinell hardness)

55

55

Hardness, Vickers (converted from Brinell hardness)

98

98

Machinability (based on AISI 1212 steel as 100 machinability) The machinability of group I bar, rod, and wire products can be improved by cold drawing)

55

55

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of AISI 1008 carbon steel are tabulated below.

Properties

Metric

Imperial

Thermal expansion co-efficient (@0.000-100°C/32-212°F)

12.6 µm/m°C

7 µin/in°F

Thermal conductivity (composition of 0.06% C, 0.4% Mn; 0°C )

65.2 W/mK

452 BTU in/hr.ft².°F


Age:
10 +
Box Size:
8.00 x 0.20 x 0.20 inches
20.32cm x 0.51cm x 0.51cm
Weight:
0 lb 3 oz
0.07 kg

Customer Reviews


5 star rating  Not Bad, Good Magnetic Permeability for the Price
Alexander Ogle from U.S.A., OR, McMinnville
This works great for making an electromagnet. I was able to get a field of 10.8 mT at one end of a solenoid running just 367 mA using this as a core. Compare that to the field of 0.12 mT (running 314 mA) I got without the core being present (the solenoid had 255 turns for 22.9cm of length). I called XUMP to see if they knew the relative magnetic permeability for these cores, but they said this listing gave everything they knew, so I ordered 6 of them and decided to measure the relative permeability myself. I measured the relative magnetic permeability to be 86.00 +/- 3.61 You can see my data at the link below, which lists the equipment I used as well. For my purposes, I’ll be needing a relative magnetic permeability of something closer to 1000, but these worked nicely to play around with. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByEzSICKIOPkYkJ4SVFJTzg1b1U/view?usp=sharing Questions about the experimental methods can be addressed to aogle@linfield.edu

5 star rating  Good product
Hilary from Reno, NV
Bought several of these to make strong electromagnets. This is perfect for that. They are about 8" long. It's difficult to find pure iron these days, and this was a good price for my application.

5 star rating  Perfect Raw Material
Kevin Morrow from United States,Kansas,Columbus
Perfect raw iron rod for electromagnetic applications!


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