Monel 400 Wire Mesh

Monel 400 Wire Mesh

Specialty Alloys Mesh - Monel 400 Wire Mesh

 

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