Iron

Element 26: Iron, transition metal



Iron is used at the Chair for MEMS Materials for:

- alloying element in ferromagnetic compounds
- Fe-based shape memory alloys


Properties

Atomic mass 55,845 u
Density 7,874 g/cm3
Melting point 1811 K
Boiling point 3134 K
Specific thermal capacity 449 J/(kg · K)
Heat conductance 80 W/(m · K)