Alloy Geek N4M2 Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
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Alloy Geek N4M2 Standard

N4M2 is a highly specialized alloy known for its exceptional corrosion resistance, making it an excellent choice for applications where exposure to aggressive environments is a concern. This alloy's unique composition and outstanding corrosion-resistant properties make it a top choice for a wide range of critical applications.

Chemical Composition of N4M2:

  • Nickel (Ni): 52.0% - 57.0%
  • Molybdenum (Mo): 15.0% - 17.0%
  • Chromium (Cr): 15.0% - 17.0%
  • Iron (Fe): 1.0% max
  • Copper (Cu): 0.50% max
  • Manganese (Mn): 0.50% max
  • Carbon (C): 0.01% - 0.02% max
  • Silicon (Si): 0.08% max
  • Sulfur (S): 0.01% max
  • Phosphorus (P): 0.02% max

Key Properties:

  1. Exceptional Corrosion Resistance: N4M2 exhibits outstanding resistance to corrosion in various aggressive environments, including acidic and chloride-containing solutions. This makes it an ideal choice for applications in the chemical, petrochemical, and marine industries.

  2. High Molybdenum Content: The high molybdenum content enhances N4M2's resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion, which are common challenges in chloride-rich environments.

  3. Good Mechanical Properties: In addition to its corrosion resistance, N4M2 retains good mechanical properties, providing strength and durability in demanding applications.

  4. Heat Resistance: N4M2 maintains its corrosion resistance and mechanical properties at elevated temperatures, making it suitable for high-temperature applications.

Other Names for N4M2:

  • Alloy N4M2: Often referred to by its generic name, Alloy N4M2, which is recognized in industries where corrosion-resistant alloys are used.
  • N4M2 Nickel Alloy: Descriptive term for this nickel-based alloy.

Unique Qualities of N4M2: N4M2 stands out within the family of corrosion-resistant alloys due to its exceptional resistance to a wide range of corrosive environments. Its high molybdenum content provides superior protection against pitting and crevice corrosion, which are often encountered in applications involving exposure to chlorides and aggressive chemicals.

In industries where maintaining the integrity of equipment and structures exposed to harsh conditions is paramount, N4M2 is the alloy of choice. Whether in chemical processing, offshore drilling, or marine applications, N4M2 ensures long-lasting, reliable performance even in the most aggressive environments.

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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