General Description

Alloy 46 is a controlled expansion alloy contains 46% nickel and balance iron, mainly used to seal with artificial sapphire, soft glass, ceramic.

Chemical Composition

Grade C% P% S% Mn% Si% Al% Ni% Fe%
Alloy 46 Max 0.05 Max 0.02 Max 0.02 Max 0.80 Max 0.30 Max 0.10 46 Bal.

Designations

UNS K94600

Specifications

ASTM F30

Wire, Strip, Bar, Thin wall tube are available

Physical Properties

Density: 8.18 g/cm3

Melting Point: 1430 °C

Mechanical Properties

 

σb/MPa

σP0.2/MPa

δ/%

HV
Annealed Min 500 Min 177 Min 33 Max 128

Linear Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ā,10-6/℃

Grade 20-100℃ 20-200℃ 20-300℃ 20-350℃ 20-400℃ 20-450℃ 20-500℃ 20-600℃
Alloy 46 7.5 7.5 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.1 8.3 9.5

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