SPACEMATDB - Space Materials DataBase
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Materials included are:

  • Bulk materials such as metals and alloys and non-metallic materials such as glasses, polymers, ceramics and composites
  • Filler materials such as solder alloys
  • paints, lacquers, varnishes, adhesives, lubricants and coatings
  • Pottings, sealants and foams
  • Films, foils, tapes, inks

Properties included are:

  • Precautions
  • Processing and Assembly
  • Vendor information
  • Experience and equivalance
  • Physical properties
  • Elastic properties
  • Optical properties
  • Electrical properties
  • Thermal properties
  • Environmental properties relevant for space use, such as corrosion (general, stress, bimetallic), atomic oxygen, machinebility, welding, outgassing, offgassing/toxicity, flammability, UV radiation
  • Fluid compatibility
  • Special recommendations and lessons learned

SPACEMATDB combines data from several sources: