Alloy Geek Hastelloy C-276 Standard
Alloy C-276, part of the prestigious Hastelloy family, stands as a testament to the epitome of corrosion resistance and durability. This nickel-based alloy is meticulously engineered to excel in aggressive chemical environments and extreme temperatures, making it an indispensable choice across a multitude of industries.
Chemical Composition Range of Hastelloy C-276:
- Nickel (Ni): 57.0% min
- Chromium (Cr): 14.5% - 16.5%
- Molybdenum (Mo): 15.0% - 17.0%
- Iron (Fe): 4.0% max
- Tungsten (W): 3.0% - 4.5%
- Carbon (C): 0.01% max
Unmatched Corrosion Resistance: Alloy C-276 is celebrated for its exceptional resistance to a wide spectrum of corrosive media, including sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, and harsh chemicals. It is a vital asset in the chemical processing, pharmaceutical, and pulp and paper industries.
High-Temperature Strength: The alloy maintains structural integrity and mechanical strength even under extreme temperatures, ensuring reliability in applications exposed to intense heat.
Ease of Fabrication: Alloy C-276 is highly formable and weldable, enabling easy manufacturing and repair processes.
Other Names for Alloy C-276:
- Hastelloy C-276: This is the most common alternate name for Alloy C-276, widely recognized and employed across industries and applications.
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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