Alloy 46 Annealed Strip/Coil

Alternative and trade names
Pernifer 46®, NILO 46®, Glass Seal 46®
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Description

A controlled expansion alloy, consisting of 46% nickel, balance iron.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

8.17 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

159 GPa

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Elongation

23.0 °C

30 %

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in 2 in.

Hardness, Rockwell B

23.0 °C

80 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

552 MPa

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Yield strength

23.0 °C

242 MPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Coefficient of thermal expansion

100.0 °C

8.2E-6 1/K

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150.0 °C

8.1E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

200.0 °C

7.9E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

250.0 °C

7.8E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

300.0 °C

7.5E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

350.0 °C

7.1E-6 - 7.8E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

375.0 °C

7.5E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

400.0 °C

7.5E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

425.0 °C

7.6E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

450.0 °C

7.9E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

500.0 °C

8.2E-6 - 8.9E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

550.0 °C

9.3E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

600.0 °C

9.8E-6 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

700.0 °C

1.07E-5 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

800.0 °C

1.16E-5 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

900.0 °C

1.25E-5 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

1000.0 °C

1.34E-5 1/K

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from 30°C to the mentioned temperature

Melting point

1427 °C

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Specific heat capacity

23.0 °C

502 J/(kg·K)

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

11 W/(m·K)

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Electrical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Electrical resistivity

23.0 °C

4.7E-7 Ω·m

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Magnetic

PropertyValue

Curie temperature

460 °C

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Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Carbon

0.05 %

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Chromium

0.03 %

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Iron

Balance

Manganese

0.5 %

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Nickel

46 %

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Silicon

0.3 %

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Sulfur

0.025 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Common applications of Alloy 42: Thermostats, thermoswitches, integrated circuit lead frames, select glass-to-metal sealing applications, high temperature curing of aircraft thermoset composites