Alloy Geek Inconel 725 Nickel Standard
Inconel 725 is a high-strength nickel-chromium alloy designed to excel in demanding and corrosive environments. This exceptional alloy is engineered with precise chemical composition and a set of remarkable properties, making it the ideal choice for industries requiring superior resistance to high-temperature oxidation, corrosion, and mechanical stress.
Chemical Composition Range of Inconel 725:
- Nickel (Ni): 54.0% min
- Chromium (Cr): 19.0% - 22.5%
- Iron (Fe): Balancing element
- Molybdenum (Mo): 7.0% - 9.5%
- Niobium (Nb): 4.75% - 5.50%
- Titanium (Ti): 2.75% - 3.25%
- Aluminum (Al): 1.0% max
- Carbon (C): 0.03% max
Outstanding Heat Resistance: Inconel 725 maintains exceptional mechanical integrity and structural strength at extremely high temperatures, making it a preferred choice in the aerospace, oil and gas, and chemical processing industries.
Remarkable Corrosion Resistance: The alloy exhibits superb resistance to a wide range of corrosive environments, including acids, seawater, and high-temperature gases, ensuring longevity and reliability in challenging conditions.
High-Strength Performance: Inconel 725 boasts remarkable tensile and yield strength, making it suitable for applications demanding superior mechanical performance under extreme stress.
Excellent Weldability: The alloy offers excellent weldability and machinability, allowing for ease of fabrication, assembly, and repair.
Other Names for Inconel 725:
- UNS N07725: UNS (Unified Numbering System) designation for Inconel 725, commonly used for standardization and identification.
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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