What is the expansion on a 20 foot bar of mild steel with a rise of 1 deg, F

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At room temperature the expansion would be about 1.7 thou/deg F


Mark Rand RTFM

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Mark Rand

If the commonly quoted CoE of 12 x 10-6 per degree C is correct then a little less. 2.88 thou per degree C and 1.60 thou per degree F.

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Dave Baker

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