Alloy Geek Inconel 690 Nickel Standard
Alloy 690, recognized as a high-performance material, is your ultimate solution for applications demanding unparalleled resistance to corrosion and heat. With a precisely defined chemical composition and an array of outstanding properties, Alloy 690 is the top choice for industries requiring reliability in extreme environments.
Chemical Composition Range of Inconel 690:
- Nickel (Ni): 58.0% min
- Chromium (Cr): 27.0% - 31.0%
- Iron (Fe): Balancing element
- Molybdenum (Mo): 7.0% - 11.0%
- Tungsten (W): 0.50% max
- Carbon (C): 0.05% max
Superior Corrosion Resistance: Alloy 690 offers exceptional resistance to a wide range of corrosive environments, including sulfuric acid, nitric acid, and high-temperature gases, ensuring longevity and reliability in harsh conditions.
High-Temperature Strength: The alloy maintains remarkable mechanical integrity and structural strength at elevated temperatures, making it indispensable in applications such as chemical processing and nuclear power generation.
Excellent Creep and Fatigue Resistance: Alloy 690 showcases exceptional resistance to creep and fatigue, enabling it to withstand prolonged exposure to high stress and cyclic loading.
Versatile Fabrication: Alloy 690 offers excellent weldability and machinability, facilitating ease of forming, welding, and fabrication, making it highly versatile in manufacturing processes.
Other Names for Alloy 690:
- UNS N06690: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Alloy 690, commonly used for standardization and identification.
- Inconel 690
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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