Alloy Geek WI-52 Cobalt Standard

Your Analysis Type: X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Pedigree: Certified Reference Material (includes certified chemical analysis)
Sale price$249.95


Alloy Geek WI-52 Cobalt Standard

Discover the pinnacle of material excellence with WI-52 Reference Material by Alloy Geek. Crafted to surpass industry standards, WI-52 combines an intricate balance of properties that embody strength, reliability, and versatility. Whether you're delving into aerospace engineering, energy production, or advanced manufacturing, WI-52 stands as a testament to innovation, poised to elevate your projects to new dimensions.

Chemical Composition of WI-52:

  • Cobalt (Co): 45-50%
  • Chromium (Cr): 19-22%
  • Tungsten (W): 15-18%
  • Nickel (Ni): 8-10%
  • Iron (Fe): 3-5%
  • Manganese (Mn): 0.5-1.5%
  • Carbon (C): 0.05-0.12%
  • Silicon (Si): 0.2-0.5%
  • Molybdenum (Mo): 1-2%

Key Properties:

  • Elevated Temperature Strength: WI-52 thrives in high-temperature environments, maintaining structural integrity and strength even at elevated heat levels.

  • Corrosion Resistance: The alloy's composition grants WI-52 exceptional resistance to corrosion and oxidation, ensuring prolonged reliability in challenging conditions.

  • Mechanical Resilience: With a meticulously balanced composition, WI-52 offers impressive mechanical strength, toughness, and wear resistance.

  • Enhanced Wear Performance: WI-52's hardness and wear-resistant characteristics make it an optimal choice for components facing abrasive and erosive environments.

  • Traceability and Credibility: Supported by meticulous documentation and traceable to international standards, WI-52 guarantees measurement authenticity.

Other Names for WI-52 Alloy:

  • UNS R31505: Unified Numbering System designation for WI-52, used for standardization and identification.
  • Haynes® 25 Alloy: A recognized brand in the alloy industry, offering a version of WI-52 alloy under this name.
  • HS 25: "HS" denoting High-Strength and "25" representing its alloy number.
  • Alloy 25: A straightforward reference to the alloy number and its classification.

Unveil the potential of WI-52 Alloy, where strength, versatility, and precision converge to redefine material performance. With its distinguished properties and expert validation, WI-52 is ready to excel in the most demanding 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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