Nickel Alloy Manufacturer
Nickel alloys are composed of nickel as the primary element, along with other elements such as copper, chromium, iron, and molybdenum. These alloys exhibit excellent corrosion resistance, high strength, and good thermal and electrical conductivity.
Nickel alloys have a wide range of uses, including in aerospace, chemical processing, nuclear power generation, and medical equipment. In aerospace applications, nickel alloys are used for their high strength and resistance to high temperatures and corrosion. In chemical processing and nuclear power generation, nickel alloys are used for their resistance to corrosion and oxidation.
Nickel alloys are also used in medical equipment due to their biocompatibility and resistance to corrosion in the body. They are used in prosthetics, dental implants, and surgical instruments, among other applications.
Omsteel metal manufacturers produce a variety of nickel alloys, including Inconel, Monel, Hastelloy, and Alloy 20. These alloys have specific compositions and properties that make them suitable for different applications. With expertise in producing high-quality nickel alloys, Omsteel metal manufacturers can provide tailored solutions for customers’ unique requirements.
Properties of Nickel Alloy
Good thermal conductivity
Good electrical conductivity
Resistance to high temperatures
Resistance to wear and tear
Some nickel alloys have excellent wear and tear resistance, making them suitable for use in applications where there is a lot of friction and wear, such as in pump components.
Nickel Alloy Grades & Features
|Inconel 600||High temperature resistance, excellent oxidation and corrosion resistance|
|Inconel 625||Excellent resistance to pitting, crevice corrosion and high-temperature oxidation|
|Monel 400||Good ductility, excellent corrosion resistance, and high strength|
|Monel K500||Excellent resistance to stress corrosion cracking and high-temperature oxidation|
|Hastelloy C276||Excellent corrosion resistance in harsh environments, good ductility and toughness|
|Alloy 20||Excellent resistance to corrosion and sulfuric acid, good mechanical properties|
Physical Properties of Nickel Alloy
|Coefficient of thermal expansion||12.3-13.3 × 10^-6/°C|
|Thermal conductivity||7.7-21.8 W/mK|
|Electrical conductivity||2.2-21.9 MS/m|
Mechanical Properties of Nickel Alloy
|Tensile strength||390-1,320 MPa|
|Yield strength||105-1,150 MPa|
|Elongation at break||10-60%|
|Modulus of elasticity||173-211 GPa|