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List of Alloys & profiles

List of Alloys & profiles


Nickel® 270

A high purity grade of Nickel that is made by powder metallurgy, Nickel® 270 contains 99.95% Nickel in addition to traces of minor elements including Iron, Carbon and Copper. It has a low base hardness and high ductility, with its purity levels making it ideal for applications such as hydrogen thyratrons and electrical resistance thermometers. Nickel® 270 is also known as HPM 270 Nickel.

Nickel® 212

Nickel® 212 is Nickel strengthened with an addition of Manganese. A good thermal conductor with high corrosion resistance, Nickel® 212 is used for electrical and electronic applications such as lead wires, as well as components such as electrodes in lamps.

Nickel® 201

A commercially pure Nickel (typically 99.6% Nickel), Nickel 201 is essentially the same as Nickel 200, but with a lower carbon content to prevent embrittlement by inter granular carbon at temperatures over 315°C (600°F). Lower carbon content also reduces hardness, which makes it ideally suited for spinning and cold forming. It is also preferred to Nickel 200 for applications involving exposure to temperatures above 315°C (600°F). Nickel® 201 is also known as Phyweld 201.

Nickel® 200

Nickel® 200 is commercially pure and has good mechanical properties and excellent corrosion resistance to alkalis i.e. Sodium hydroxide. It also has good electrical, thermal and magneto-strictive properties. The corrosion resistance of Nickel® 200 means it is suited to products in food handling, synthetic fibres, and caustic alkalis. Other applications include aerospace components, electrical and electronic parts, and chemical shipping drums. Nickel® 200 is also known as Phyweld 200.

Nilo® K

A Nickel-Iron-Cobalt, controlled expansion alloy containing nominally 29% Nickel and 17% Cobalt. Its coefficient of expansion (which decreases with rising temperature to the inflection point), matches the expansion rate of borosilicate glasses and alumina ceramics. Nilo® K is also known as Kovar, Dilver, and Pernifer 2918.

Nilo® 52

Nilo® 52 was designed for use with a variety of soft glasses. It is known for its almost constant coefficient of thermal expansion up to approx. 565°C (1050°F). Nilo® 52’s low thermal expansion properties make it suitable for electronic applications, notably within the telecommunications industry. Nilo® 52 is also known as Invar 52, Pernifer 50, and Glass Sealing 52

Nilo® 48

A Nickel-Iron, controlled expansion alloy containing 48% Nickel. Its coefficient of thermal expansion was designed to match that of soft lead and soda-lime glasses. This alloy also has a high inflection point. Nilo® 48 is often used in industrial thermostat rods up to 450°C (840°F) and for glass-to-metal seals in a number of applications, which may include radio valves and electric lamps. Nilo® 48 is also known as Invar 48 and Magnifer 50.

Nilo® 42

A Nickel-Iron, low expansion alloy containing 42% Nickel. It has a low and nominally constant coefficient of thermal expansion from room temperature to about 300°C (570°F). Nilo® 42 is also known as Invar 42, Pernifer 40, Dilaton 42, and Glass Sealing 42.

Nilo® 36

A Nickel-Iron, low expansion alloy containing 36% Nickel. It maintains near constant dimensions over the range of normal atmospheric temperatures and has a low coefficient of expansion from cryogenic temperatures to about 500°C (930°F). Nilo 36 also retains good strength and toughness at cryogenic temperatures. This makes it useful for applications such as cryogenic engineering and laser components. Nilo® 36 is also known as Invar / Invar 36, Supra 36, and Pernifer 36.


This age hardenable nickel base super alloy has very good strength in temperatures up to about 980°C (1800°F). It’s strength is generally comparable to that of Rene 41 and is generally superior to that of Alloy 718 at temperatures exceeding 650 – 705°C (1200 – 1300°F).

Rene 41

Rene 41 is an age hardenable nickel base alloy that has very high strength at elevated temperatures, particularly within the range of 650 - 980 °C (1200 - 1800 °F). Required mechanical properties can be tailored by selection of various combinations of cold work and/or heat treatments. Rene 41 also has good oxidation resistance.

Incoloy® A286

This age hardenable, Iron-Nickel-Chromium alloy is designed for applications requiring high strength and good corrosion resistance at temperatures up to 700°C (1290°F). Incoloy® A286’s strength makes it ideal for various components as part of aircraft and industrial gas turbines. The alloy is also used in the offshore oil and gas industry, and for fastener applications in automotive engine and manifold components that are exposed to high levels of heat and stress. Incoloy® A-286 is also known as Cronifer 1525 Ti, Superimphy 286, Pyromet A286, and Udimet A286.