Alloy Geek 2507 Stainless Steel Standard

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Alloy Geek 2507 Super Duplex Stainless Steel Standard

Alloy 2507, also known as UNS S32750, is a super duplex stainless steel alloy. It's designed to offer a high level of corrosion resistance and strength, making it particularly well-suited for demanding applications in corrosive environments. The "super duplex" designation indicates that the alloy has a higher content of chromium, molybdenum, and nitrogen compared to standard duplex stainless steels, enhancing its properties.

The composition of Alloy 2507 typically includes:

  • Chromium (Cr): Around 24.0-26.0%
  • Nickel (Ni): Around 6.0-8.0%
  • Molybdenum (Mo): Around 3.0-5.0%
  • Nitrogen (N): Around 0.24-0.32%
  • Iron (Fe): Remaining balance
  • Small amounts of other elements like manganese, silicon, copper, and carbon

Key features and characteristics of Alloy 2507:

  1. Corrosion Resistance: Alloy 2507 offers exceptional corrosion resistance, especially in chloride-containing environments such as seawater and acidic solutions. It's well-suited for applications in offshore oil and gas, marine, and chemical processing industries.

  2. Strength: The alloy has higher strength compared to standard austenitic stainless steels, making it suitable for structural and load-bearing applications.

  3. Pitting and Creep Resistance: Alloy 2507's high chromium and molybdenum content contribute to its resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion. Its nitrogen content further enhances its resistance to these types of corrosion.

  4. Applications: Alloy 2507 is commonly used in demanding applications such as offshore platforms, subsea equipment, heat exchangers, chemical tanks, and pipelines in aggressive environments.

  5. Weldability: While super duplex stainless steels can be more challenging to weld than austenitic stainless steels, Alloy 2507 is designed with good weldability in mind. Proper welding procedures and filler materials are essential for maintaining corrosion resistance.

  6. Formability: Alloy 2507 can be formed and fabricated using standard methods.

  7. Magnetic Properties: Alloy 2507 is generally magnetic due to its duplex structure.

  8. Forms: Alloy 2507 is available in various forms, including sheets, plates, bars, pipes, and fittings.

Due to its combination of high corrosion resistance, strength, and durability, Alloy 2507 is often chosen for critical applications where the demands of harsh environments are significant. If you're considering using Alloy 2507 for a specific project, consulting with materials experts or manufacturers is recommended to ensure it meets your desired performance requirements, especially in terms of corrosion resistance, weldability, and compatibility with the specific conditions of your application.

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