Alloy 59 / 2.4605

Alternative and trade names
Alloy 59,Nicrofer® 5923hMo
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Description

The nickel-chromium-molybdenum Alloy 2.4605 (alloy 59) is often used for chemical industry, pulp and paper industry as well as flue gas desulfurization plants.

Equivalent Materials

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

8.6 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Impact strength, Charpy notched

-196.0 °C

2000 kJ/m²

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23.0 °C

2250 kJ/m²

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Aluminium

0.1 - 0.4 %

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Carbon

0.01 %

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Chromium

22 - 24 %

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Cobalt

0.3 %

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Copper

0.5 %

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Iron

1.5 %

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Manganese

0.5 %

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Molybdenum

15 - 16 %

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Nickel

Balance

Phosphorus

0.03 %

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Silicon

0.1 %

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Sulfur

0.015 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Alloy 59 is used for: environmental technology, chemical industry (chemical processes with oxidating and reducing acids, resistance against damp chloric gas) and solid waste incinerators.

Predominantly 2.4605 is used for chemical industry, pulp and paper industry and and flue gas desulfurization plants.

Other

Alloy 59 is stated in BAM-List (Hazardous Materials Transportation).