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VDM® Alloy 59

Alternative and trade names
Nicrofer 5923 hMo
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Description

VDM® Alloy 59 is a nickel-chrome-molybdenum alloy developed by VDM Metals, which has particularly low concentrations of carbon and silica and it is characterized by excellent corrosion resistance as well as high strength.

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Properties

Electrical

Electrical resistivity ρel

1.26E-6 Ω·m at 20 °C

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General

Density ρ

8.6 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Magnetic

Relative magnetic permeability μrel

1 [-] at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

210 GPa at 20 °C

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Elongation A5 A5

40 - 50 % at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy notched Ivnot

2250 kJ/m² at 20 °C

Tensile strength Rm

650 - 690 MPa at 20 °C

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Yield strength Rp0.2 Rp0.2

320 - 340 MPa at 20 °C

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Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion α

1.19E-5 1/K at 100 °C

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Melting point Tm

1310 - 1360 °C

Specific heat capacity cp

414 J/(kg·K) at 20 °C

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Thermal conductivity λ

10.4 W/(m·K) at 20 °C

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Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Ni

-

balance

Cr

22 - 24 %

Mo

15 - 16.5 %

Fe

1.5 %

max

Mn

0.5 %

max

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Technological properties

Application areas

Plant components for organic chemistry processes with media containing chloride, multi-purpose plants in the chemicals industry, plant parts in active substance preparation and the pharmaceuticals industry, scrubber, heat exchangers, flaps, ventilators and agitators for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) in fossil fuel power plants and waste combustion plants, SO₂-washers for ship diesel engines, components for seawater and concentrated brines, equipment and components for geothermal energy and acid gas applications, reactors for acetic acids and acetic anhydrides, reactors for hydrofluoric acid and sulfuric acid coolers.

Other

VDM® Alloy 59 has a cubic, face-centered crystal structure.

This material data has been provided by VDM 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.