Thermal Conductivity of Commercially Available 21-6-9 Stainless Steel

  • A. Yücel
  • J. R. Maddocks
Part of the An International Cryogenic Materials Conference Publication book series (ACRE, volume 40)


Thermal conductivity values of 21-6-9 stainless steel over the temperature range of 5 K to 120 K are reported. Thermal conductivity integrals are measured using a steady-state heat flux method. The resulting data are fit with a polynomial and differentiated to obtain the conductivity. The derived conductivity is compared to published data for high-manganese stainless steels and to data for other stainless steels. A discussion of the methodology and its accuracy is included.


Thermal Conductivity Austenitic Stainless Steel Bath Temperature Silicon Diode Sample Assembly 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Yücel
    • 1
  • J. R. Maddocks
    • 1
  1. 1.Superconducting Super Collider LaboratoryDallasUSA

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