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List of Alloys & profiles

List of Alloys & profiles

Alloy Wire International

Datasheet: Nitronic** 60

Nitronic** 60

Nitronic 60 is an anti-galling and wear resistant stainless steel. Additions of Silicon and Manganese have given this alloy the ability to prevent wear and galling.

Nitronic 60 is also known as Alloy 218 and HPA 50.

Available in all profile options

Nitronic** 60 - Alloy Wire International 1

Key Features

Nitronic 60 offers the following key features:

Anti galling
Wear resistant

Typical Applications

Nitronic 60 is known to be suitable for the following applications:

Valve Stems
Pins
Brushes
Roller bearings
Pump shafts and rings
Thread inserts
Fasteners


Designations

UNS S21800
AWS 166

Specifications

AMS 5848
ASTM A580

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of Nitronic 60 is indicated in the table below:

ElementMin %Max %
C0.10
Si3.504.50
Mn7.009.00
Ni8.009.00
Cr16.0018.00
S0.03
P0.04
Mo0.75
N0.080.18
Cu0.75
FeBal

Alloy Details

Nitronic 60 density, melting point, coefficient of expansion, modulus of rigidity, and elasticity is indicated in the table below:

DensityMelting PointCoefficient of ExpansionModulus of RigidityModulus of Elasticity
7.6 g/cm³1375 °C15.8 μm/m °C (21 – 200 °C)69 kN/mm²181 kN/mm²
0.28 lb/in³2500 °F8.810 x 10-6 in/in °F (70 – 212 °F)10008 ksi26200 ksi

Heat treatment of finished parts

The typical heat treatment of Nitronic 60:

Condition as supplied by AWITypeTemperatureTimeCooling
Annealed or Spring TemperStress Relieve250 °C (480 °F)1 HrAir

Properties

The typical mechanical properties of Nitronic 60:

Solution Annealed
Approx. tensile strength<1000 N/mm²<145 ksi
Approx. operating temperature-200 to +300 °C-330 to +570 °F
Spring Temper
Approx. tensile strength1300 – 1900 N/mm²189 – 276 ksi
Approx. operating temperature-200 to +300 °C-330 to +570 °F

The above tensile strength ranges are typical. If you require different please ask.

*Trade name of AK Steel