Hardness

Hardness of Uranium

Effect of temperature on the Vickers hardness of uranium.
From Report BMI-X-112. (Ref. 3)


Typical Composition (Ref. 1)
Element
Amount (by weight)
Uranium
99.85% min
Carbon
100 ppm max
Iron
75 ppm max
Magnesium
5 ppm max
Nickel
50 ppm max
Silicon
75 ppm max
Manganese
35 ppm max
Aluminum
15 ppm max
Calcium
50 ppm max