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Melting points

Material Temperature C
(ref) Oxy-acetylene ~3,500
Tungsten 3,400
Iron 2,800
Boron
2,076
Quartz 1,670 (β tridymite) 1,713 (β cristobalite)
Titanium 1670
Borosilicate glass ~1,648 (softens - not melted)
Stainless steel 1510
Nickel 1453
Carbon Steel 1425-1540
Max temp of electric kilns 1,287
Copper 1,085
Red Brass (cartridge ) 990-1025
silver 961
Brass ~900-940
Silicon Bronze AWS A 5.27 RBCuZn-C
860-890
Borax
743
Soda-lime glass ~530-600  (softens - not melted)
Aluminum alloys 463-671
Aluminum 6061
585
Aluminum - pure
660
Zinc 419.5
(ref) - Pizza oven 370 - 400
Lead 327.5
Teflon (PTFE) 327
Nylon 6/6 (a polyamide) 264
Loctite 680(green)
250
Tin 232
Nylon 6 (Polycaprolactam) 220
solder Sn63/Pb37 eutectic 183
Delrin (Polyoxymethylene) (POM) ~168-175
PMMA ( Acyylic or Poly(methyl methacrylate) 160
PC (Polycarbonate) 147(glass trans temp)
PLA (polylactide) ~130-180 (glass trans temp 60–65)
PP (Polypropylene) ~130-171
ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) Glass trans temp ~105
PS (Polystyrene) ~240( glass trans ~100)
Stearic Acid(C18:0) 69.3
Palmitic acid (C16:0) 62.9
Lauric acid (C12:0) 43.8
Water @ 1 atmosphere 0
Linoleic Acid 18:2 (n-6) (nasty) -12 to -5
Mercury -38.86
Isopropanol -89
Ethanol -114
Oxygen -218.79
Nitrogen -210

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