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  • Monel 400 – Nickel-Copper Alloy

    Monel 400 is a Nickel-Copper alloy with high strength and excellent corrosion resistance in a range of acidic and alkaline environments and especially suitable for reducing conditions. It also has good ductility and thermal conductivity.

    Chemical Composition of Monel 400

    The compositional range for Monel 400 is provided in the table below.

    Element

    Content

    Ni
    63 % min

    Cu

    28 - 34 %

    Fe

    2.5 % max

    Mn

    2 % max

    Typical Properties of Monel 400

    Typical properties of Monel 400 are covered in the following table.

    Property

    Metric

    Imperial

    Density

    8.8 g/cm3

    0.318lb/in3

    Melting point

    1350°C

    2460°F

    Co-Efficient of Expansion

    13.9µm/m.°C
    (20-100°C)

    7.7x10-6 in/in.°F
    (70-212°F)

    Modulus of rigidity

    65.3 kN/mm2
    9471 ksi

    Modulus of elasticity

    105-120 kN/mm2

    15230-17405 ksi

    Properties of Supplied Materials and Heat Treated Materials

    Condition of Supply

    Heat Treatment (After Forming)

    Annealed/Spring Temper

    Stress relieve at 300-320°C (570-610°F) for 1 hour and air cool.

    Condition

    Approx Tensile Strength

    Approx Service Temp.

    Annealed

    400 - 600 N/mm2

    58 - 87 ksi

    -200 to +230°C

    -330 to +445°F

    Spring Temper

    850 - 1050 N/mm2

    123 - 152 ksi

    -200 to +230°C

    -330 to +445°F

    Relevant Standards

    Monel 400 is covered by the following standard:

    • BS 3075
    • 3076 NA 13
    • DTD 204B
    • ASTM B164

    Equivalent Materials

    Equivalent materials to Monel 400 are:

    • W.NR 2.4360
    • W.NR 2.4361
    • UNS N04400
    • AWS 040

    Applications of Monel 400

    Monel 400 typically finds application in:

    • Marine Engineering
    • Chemical Processing
    • Hydro-carbon Processing
    • Heat Exchangers
    • Valves
    • Pumps
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