Cobalt

  • ASTM F-1537

     

    ASTM F-1058 is a cobalt chrome based Superalloy that is made for medical and surgical devices and implants. It has high fatigue strength, wear resistance and corrosion resistance.

    Specifications:

    UNS R31537, UNS R31538, ASTM F-1537, ASTM F-799.

    Equivalent to Nickelvac

    Applications:

    Surgical implants such as stents, pacemaker led conductors, surgical clips, total joint replacement.

  • ASTM F-1058

     

    ASTM F-1058 is a cobalt chrome based alloy that is made fir surgical implants, springs and other applications. This alloy was originally developed for making watch springs. ASTM F-1058 has excellent corrosion resistance, mechanical strength and fatigue resistance.

    Specifications:

    UNS E30003, UNS R30008, AISI 1058, ASTM F-1058, AMS 5833, AMS 5834, AMS 5875, AMS 5876, NACE MR0175

    Equivalent to Phynox, Elgiloy, Conichrome,

    Applications:

    Surgical implants such as stents, pacemaker led conductors, surgical clips, orthopedic cables and orthodontic appliances, precision spring material for watchmaking industry.

  • Hiperco 50/50A

     

    Super Alloy Hiperco 50A alloy is made up of 49% cobalt and 2% vanadium. It has the highest  magnetic saturation of all soft magnetic alloys. This material has high D.C. maximum permeability, low D.C. coercive force and low A.C. core loss.

    After heat treating, this alloy keeps it strength making it optimal for applications with high heat and forces, such as rotating parts.

    This material is also known as Permendur 2V, Permendur 49.

    This material is carried in bar, rod, coil and sheet.

    Specifications:

    ASTM A-801, MIL-A-47182, MIL-S-1907, MIL-S-1949A, AMS A-47182

    Applications:

    Material is used mostly for magnetic cores in electrical equipment. In strip form used for aircraft generators and motors. Electromagnets for medical (radiology) applications. Motor laminations, transducers, poles and cores.

  • Haynes Alloy 263

     

    Haynes Alloy 263 is an age hardenable nickel based alloy that has been designed especially to combine excellent aged strength properties with superb fabrication characteristics in the annealed condition. Provided in the solution heat-treated condition it is available in sheet, plate, strip, bar and wire. Strip material is furnished bright annealed.

    Waspaloy and some other alloys are stronger at higher temperatures but  it easier to form and weld.

    Haynes 263 can be used for applications of up to 1650F.

    Specifications:

    UNS N07263, AMS 5872E, B50A774A, BS HR10 / AMS 5886

    Applications:

    Aircraft and land-based turbine engine parts, combustors, transition liners, ring components.

  • Haynes Alloy 188

     

    Alloy 188 is a cobalt based solid solution-strengthened alloy with high temperature strength and oxidation resistance to 2000F. HA188 has good sulfidation resistance and metallurgical stability. This is a seen by its good ductility after being in high temperature environments.

    This material is stronger than nickel based solid solution strengthened alloys, and is much stronger than nickel chromium or iron nickel chromium heat resistant alloys. Due to this, this allows for significant section thickness reduction.

    Specifications:

    UNS R30188, AMS 5772 (rod, bar, wire), AMS 5608 (plate, sheet, strip), AMS 5801

    Common trade names: Haynes 188, Alloy 188.

    Applications:

    Gas turbine applications ( combustors, flame holders, liners and transition ducts)

     

  • Maraging 350

     

     

    Maraging (Vascomax) 350 is a cobalt strengthened steel with excellent mechanical properties, workability and heat treatment characteristics. It is age-hardenable, with ultra-high strength, toughness and resistance to crack propagation.

    Specifications:

    UNS K93160, AMS 6515, MIL-S-46850D

    Applications:

    missile components, gears, fasteners, industrial cutters, rocket motor cases, ejector systems, torsion springs, driveshafts, aircraft landing gear, aerospace, tooling, high performance shafting, spring wire for valve springs.

  • Maraging 300

     

     

    Maraging (Vascomax) 300 is a cobalt strengthened steel with excellent mechanical properties, workability and heat treatment characteristics. It is age-hardenable, with ultra-high strength, toughness and resistance to crack propagation.

    Specifications:

    UNS K93120, AMS 6514, AMS 6514, ASTM A538, MIL-S-46850D

    Applications:

    missile/rocket motor cases, ejector systems, torsion springs, driveshafts, aircraft landing gear, munitions, aerospace, tooling, high performance shafting, fasteners, spring wire for valve springs.

  • Maraging 250

     

    Maraging (Vascomax) C250 is a cobalt strengthened steel with excellent mechanical properties, workability and heat treatment characteristics. It is age-hardenable, with ultra-high strength, toughness and resistance to crack propagation.

    Specifications:

    UNS K92890, AMS 6501, AMS 6512, AMS 6519, AMS 6520, ASTM A538, MIL-S-46850D

    Applications:

    missile/rocket motor cases, ejector systems, slat tracks, drive shafts, aircraft landing gear, munitions, aerospace, tooling, high performance shafting, fasteners.

  • L605

     

    Nickel L605 (Alloy 25) is a non-magnetic cobalt alloy. It is the strongest of the formable cobalt alloys. Harness is typically BHN 250 with a BHN 275 max.

    This is material is more difficult to machine than Grades 302, 304, 321 and 347 Stainless Steel.

    Specifications:

    UNS R30605, Haynes 25, AMS 5759, ASTM F90, GE B50T26A, AMS 5537, AMS 5759

    Applications:

    Turbine engine combustion chambers and afterburners. High temperature ball bearing and bearing races. Springs, Heart Valves (Medical). Jet engine parts, turbine blades, turbine rings.

  • Stellite 6B

     

    Stellite 6B is an alloy with resistance to wear environments where seizing, galling and abrasion are in contention.

    Specifications:

    UNS N30016, AMS 5894

    Applications:

    Steam turbine erosion shields, high temperature bearings, furnace fan blades, valve stems, needle valves, nozzles, screw conveyors, valve parts, pump plungers.