Alloy Geek Haynes 242 Standard
Haynes 242, a distinguished member of the Haynes International family, represents the pinnacle of high-temperature alloy engineering. Engineered to perform exceptionally well in extreme environments, this alloy boasts a unique chemical composition and a remarkable set of properties that set it apart in the world of high-performance materials.
Chemical Composition of Haynes 242:
- Nickel (Ni): 46.0% - 52.0%
- Chromium (Cr): 12.0% - 14.0%
- Iron (Fe): 2.0% max
- Molybdenum (Mo): 8.0% - 9.5%
- Tungsten (W): 2.1% - 2.7%
- Cobalt (Co): 1.0% max
- Carbon (C): 0.08% max
- Silicon (Si): 0.40% max
- Manganese (Mn): 0.40% max
- Sulfur (S): 0.02% max
- Phosphorus (P): 0.015% max
- Vanadium (V): 0.50% - 0.70%
- Boron (B): 0.008% - 0.015%
- Aluminum (Al): 1.3% - 1.7%
- Titanium (Ti): 1.0% - 1.4%
- Zirconium (Zr): 0.08% - 0.15%
- Yttrium (Y): 0.04% - 0.09%
Outstanding High-Temperature Strength: Haynes 242 retains exceptional mechanical properties even in applications reaching extreme temperatures, making it a top choice for aerospace and industrial applications, especially those operating in temperatures of up to 2100°F (1150°C).
Superior Oxidation and Corrosion Resistance: With its high chromium and nickel content, this alloy demonstrates superior resistance to oxidation and corrosion, ensuring longevity in harsh, high-stress environments.
Excellent Fabrication and Weldability: Haynes 242 can be easily fabricated, machined, and welded using standard techniques, simplifying the manufacturing process.
Precipitation-Hardening Capability: The alloy is amenable to precipitation hardening, enabling the tailoring of mechanical properties to specific application needs.
High Fatigue Resistance: Haynes 242 exhibits exceptional fatigue resistance, making it suitable for components exposed to cyclic loading conditions.
Other Names for Haynes 242:
- Alloy 242: A recognized reference in aerospace and engineering industries.
Unique Qualities of Haynes 242: What sets Haynes 242 apart from its counterparts is its extraordinary balance between high-temperature strength, resistance to oxidation and corrosion, and ease of fabrication. This combination of properties makes it an invaluable material for the most demanding environments, where precision, reliability, and longevity are non-negotiable.
In applications spanning aerospace, industrial furnaces, and beyond, Haynes 242 plays a pivotal role in the construction of critical components that must endure extreme temperatures and oxidative conditions. Its ability to maintain structural integrity under these demanding circumstances makes it a material of choice for those seeking uncompromised performance in challenging applications.
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