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Properties of a bimetallic strip

  1. Dec 12, 2009 #1
    Hi there,

    First post here, kinda feel as though my hand should be raised as I have a question.

    The questions are ...

    How much force could a bimetallic strip exert when heated? Would it matter how thick the strip was?

    Thanks for answering.
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  3. Dec 12, 2009 #2


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    Welcome to PF, Alex.
    Your question as written is far too vague. What metals? What temperature range? They all make a difference..
  4. Dec 12, 2009 #3
    Oh OK ...

    A standard mix of metals, copper and iron are usually bonded together (I think?) the temperature range would from 150deg F +
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