Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)

Properties

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Bulk Modulus
2.6 GPa, or 0.37 106 psi
Compressive (Crushing) Strength
10 MPa, or 1.4 103 psi
Density
0.75 g/cm3, or 46 lb/ft3
Elastic (Young's) Modulus
4 GPa, or 0.58 106 psi
Maximum Temperature
Typical Guideline
130 °C, or 260 °F
Shear Modulus
2.5 GPa, or 0.36 106 psi
Specific Heat Capacity
Conventional
1700 J/kg-K
Specific Heat Capacity
Volumetric
1200 103 J/m3-K
Speed of Sound
73 103 m/s, or 230 103 ft/s
Stiffness-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile
5.3 MN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Compressive
13 kN-m/kg
Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Tensile, Ultimate
24 kN-m/kg
Tensile Strength
Ultimate
18 MPa, or 2.6 103 psi
Thermal Conductivity
Ambient
0.3 W/m-K
Thermal Expansion
20 to 100°C
12 µm/m-K
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