188 Alloy - A Cobalt Alloy with Excellent High Temperature Strength from United Performance Metals


United Performance Metals is a leading supplier of specialty stainless steel and high temperature alloys. In business since 1982, we have experience serving the needs of customers in diverse markets including aerospace, aircraft, automotive, medical, food service, house-wares, and many others.

United Performance Metals stocks a comprehensive inventory of stainless steel sheet, stainless steel coil and stainless steel plate. We are also specialists in high temperature and cobalt alloys including Inconel 625, Inconel 718, A-286, 188 Alloy and L605.

In addition to our comprehensive inventory, we also have complete in-house processing capabilities including leveling, shearing, slitting and edging. When you call, you’ll talk to experienced people who know their business, and yours. Make your life a little easier.

188 Alloy Sheet and Coil

188 Alloy is a cobalt-base alloy with excellent high temperature strength and good oxidation resistance to 2000°F (1093°C). The high chromium level coupled with small additions of lanthanum produce an extremely tenacious and protective scale. The alloy also has good sulfidation resistance and excellent metallurgical stability displayed by its good ductility after prolonged exposure to elevated temperatures.


United Performance Metals 188 Alloy is supplied to AMS 5608.

Applications of 188 Alloy Sheet and Coil

Cobalt 188 Alloy is typically used for:

  • Gas turbine operations
  • Combusters
  • Flame holders
  • Liners
  • Transition Ducts

For sizes and availability of Cobalt 188 Alloy contact United Performance Metals.

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