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Thermal expansion diagram
The coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE) is used to determine the changes in length, volume and density for a given temperature change and initial size.
Temperature change:
Initial length:
Initial volume:
Initial density:

Length increase:
Volume increase:
Final density:
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Enter the CLTE and temperature change. Then for any of the other three inputs you enter, the change or final value will be calculated.
Representative values (these can vary by grade) of CLTE include: diamond (1); glass (8.5); steel (10.8); concrete (12); aluminium (23); PEEK (30); polycarbonate (65); PVC (70), nylon, acrylic (80); PTFE (130); polethylene (200).