Silver Alloys - AGCDO

Silver Cadmium oxide

AgCdO (fgf)

AgCdO (i.o.)

Oxide content %

10 - 12 – 15

Maximum 10

CdO grain size

1 - 5 μ

3 - 10 μ

CdO grain type

Spherical

Jagged

Manufacturing process

Sintered

Internally oxidized

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Characteristics

AgCdO (fgf)

AgCdO (i.o.)

Content %

10

12

15

10

Theorical density g/cm³

10.21

10.16

10.08

10.20

Vickers' hardness (annealed)

64

66

68

60

Specific electrical resistance at 20° C Ω mm²/m

0.0202

0.0207

0.022

0.022

Electrical conductibility at 20° C % IACS

85

83

78

78

Thermal conductivity W/mk

368

362

355

293

 

 

Electrical Tests Results

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AgCdO is a remarkable material for its low welding tendency, and its resistance stability.

Applications

 

Applications fields

Any type of switchgear requiring breaking capacity in AC or DC between 10 and 1000 A and 24 and 600 V. This material is highly recommended when subjected to intense make and break cycles.

Switchgear Types

  • Relays
  • Contactors
  • Engine starters
  • Switches

Uses

  • Industrial automatisms
  • Transport : cars, railways
  • Lifts, forklift trucks
  • Regulating devices : thermostats

Other conditions

We manufacture according to our customers' specifications. Our technicians are readily available to discuss contact forms, dimensions and brazing requirements.