What is Inconel 601?
It is an alloy composed primarily of nickel and chromium in varying proportions. It is an excellent alloy due to its resistance to high-temperature oxidation and can withstand temperatures of up to 2200°F. Inconel 601 has an exceptional chemical composition, consisting of 61.5 percent nickel, 22.5 percent chromium, and 0.05 percent carbon. The presence of carbon makes the alloy stronger and more durable. It has a tensile strength of 80000 Psi and can yield up to 30000 at a 35 percent elongation. Inconel 601 is also very ductile.
What are the Applications of Inconel 601 Round Bars
ASTM B166 Inconel 601 Round Bars are widely used in chemical processing by converting them into pipes that are stronger and more durable, and this alloy can withstand chemicals. Power generation, heat treating muffles and retorts, radiator tubes, catalyst support grids in nitric acid production, aerospace, heat treating industry, and so on.
Because Inconel 601 rounds are much stronger, they can be used in such applications. Every industry mentioned is rigorous and harsh, so Inconel 601 comes in handy. These are the distinctions between the two alloys, but each has its own set of applications.