Nickel Chrome Alloys - Properties and Applications

Material: Nickel Chrome Alloys - Properties and Applications
Composition: Ni/14-46Cr + some combination of Fe Mo Cu Co Si Ti W Al + others
Property Minimum Value (S.I.) Maximum Value (S.I.) Units (S.I.) Minimum Value (Imp.) Maximum Value (Imp.) Units (Imp.)
Atomic Volume (average) 0.0065 0.0072 m3/kmol 396.654 439.371 in3/kmol
Density 7.75 8.65 Mg/m3 483.817 540.002 lb/ft3
Energy Content 40 200 MJ/kg 4333.55 21667.7 kcal/lb
Bulk Modulus 110 205 GPa 15.9541 29.7327 106 psi
Compressive Strength 170 2100 MPa 24.6564 304.579 ksi
Ductility 0.005 0.7 0.005 0.7 NULL
Elastic Limit 170 2100 MPa 24.6564 304.579 ksi
Endurance Limit 130 1150 MPa 18.8549 166.793 ksi
Fracture Toughness 65 150 MPa.m1/2 59.153 136.507 ksi.in1/2
Hardness 1000 6000 MPa 145.038 870.227 ksi
Loss Coefficient 9e-005 0.0013 9e-005 0.0013 NULL
Modulus of Rupture 170 2100 MPa 24.6564 304.579 ksi
Poisson's Ratio 0.26 0.325 0.26 0.325 NULL
Shear Modulus 55 100 GPa 7.97707 14.5038 106 psi
Tensile Strength 330 2300 MPa 47.8625 333.587 ksi
Young's Modulus 150 245 GPa 21.7557 35.5342 106 psi
Glass Temperature K °F
Latent Heat of Fusion 275 320 kJ/kg 118.228 137.575 BTU/lb
Maximum Service Temperature 1070 1473 K 1466.33 2191.73 °F
Melting Point 1475 1710 K 2195.33 2618.33 °F
Minimum Service Temperature 0 0 K -459.67 -459.67 °F
Specific Heat 380 500 J/kg.K 0.294066 0.386929 BTU/lb.F
Thermal Conductivity 8 17 W/m.K 14.9763 31.8246 BTU.ft/h.ft2.F
Thermal Expansion 9 16 10-6/K 16.2 28.8 10-6/°F
Breakdown Potential MV/m V/mil
Dielectric Constant NULL
Resistivity 84 240 10-8 ohm.m 84 240 10-8 ohm.m
Environmental Properties
  Resistance Factors
1=Poor 5=Excellent
Flammability 5
Fresh Water 5
Organic Solvents 5
Oxidation at 500C 5
Sea Water 5
Strong Acid 5
Strong Alkalis 5
UV 5
Wear 5
Weak Acid 5
Weak Alkalis 5