Alloy 201 / 2.4068

Alternative and trade names
Nickel 99.2, LC Nickel 99.2
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Description

Alloy 201 has excellent resistance to many corrosive media from acid to alkaline and is corrosion resistant. Alloy 201 offers good mechanical properties within a wide range of temperatures as well as magnetic and magnetostrictive properties and useful thermal and electrical conductivities.

Related Standards

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This material data has been provided by Hempel Special Metals.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

8.9 g/cm³

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Thermal

PropertyValue

Melting point

1435 - 1445 °C

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Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Carbon

0.02 %

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Copper

0.25 %

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Iron

0.04 %

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Magnesium

0.15 %

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Manganese

0.35 %

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Nickel

90 %

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Silicon

0.2 %

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Sulfur

0.01 %

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Titanium

0.1 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Alloy 201 is commonly used in food industry, but it is also in used vessels up to 600°C and sodium hydroxide evaporators up to 450°C. Alloy 201 is also often used in vessels for production of flour, hydrochloric acid or vinylchloride monomer.

Welding

Filler metal (for welding with 2.4066/2.4068)

  • 2.4155, 2.4620, 2.4806,
  • covered electrodes 2.4156