Alloy Geek Inconel 625 Nickel Standard
Alloy 625, often referred to as Inconel 625, is a highly versatile and corrosion-resistant alloy engineered to excel in the most demanding environments. With a precisely defined chemical composition and a wealth of exceptional properties, Alloy 625 is the go-to choice for industries requiring resistance to corrosion, extreme temperatures, and mechanical stress.
Chemical Composition Range of Inconel 625:
- Nickel (Ni): 58.0% min
- Chromium (Cr): 20.0% - 23.0%
- Molybdenum (Mo): 8.0% - 10.0%
- Iron (Fe): 5.0% max
- Niobium (Nb) + Tantalum (Ta): 3.15% - 4.15%
- Carbon (C): 0.10% max
Exceptional Corrosion Resistance: Alloy 625 boasts outstanding resistance to a broad spectrum of corrosive environments, including acids, seawater, and chemical processing, ensuring longevity and reliability in critical applications.
High-Temperature Strength: The alloy maintains remarkable mechanical integrity and structural strength at elevated temperatures, making it indispensable in aerospace, chemical, and marine industries.
Excellent Creep and Fatigue Resistance: Alloy 625 showcases exceptional creep and fatigue resistance, enabling it to withstand long-term stress and cyclic loading in extreme conditions.
Versatile Fabrication: Alloy 625 offers excellent weldability and machinability, facilitating ease of forming, welding, and fabrication, making it highly versatile in manufacturing processes.
Other Names for Alloy 625:
- UNS N06625: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy 625, commonly used for standardization and identification.
- Inconel 625: The most widely recognized trade name for this alloy, synonymous with its exceptional properties and versatility.
XRF Samples are thinner samples approximately 1/4 inch thick. OES Standards are thicker in nature and are approximately 1 inch thick. Please Contact Us if you would like to know the specific dimensions of a sample.
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