Inconel 600 Wire Alloy

Inconel 600 Wire Alloy

Inconel®Wire Alloy 600

Applicable Specifications

Inconel® Wire & Bar: AMS 5665, AMS 5687, ASTM B166.

UNS N06600
W.Nr 2.4816

Inconel 600 Applications

Springs, seals, and lockwire.


Inconel Wire Alloy 600 is a Nickel-Chromium-Iron alloy with good corrosion resistance, oxidation resistance, and high strength at high temperatures. Inconel 600 is highly resistant to chloride-ion stress-corrosion cracking due to the high nickel content. Age-hardening treatments are not required, as Inconel 600 is hardened and strengthened through cold work only. Inconel 600 can operate from cryogenic temperatures to 700°F (370°C).

Industries Supplied

Chemical Processing, Thermal Processing, Nuclear, and Aerospace.

Inconel 600 Nominal Composition

Cr: 14.0 – 17.0
Fe: 6.0 – 10.0
Mn: 1.0 max
Ni: 72 min
Cu: 0.5 max
Si: 0.5 max
C: 0.15 max
S: 0.015 max

Inconel 600 Physical Properties

Density: 0.306 lb/in3, (8.47 g/cm3)

Modulus of Elasticity (E):
At 70°F (20°C): 31.1 x 103 ksi (214 GPa)

Modulus of Rigidity (G):
At 70°F (20°C): 11.7 x 103 ksi (81.0 GPa)

Coefficient of Expansion:
7.9 µin/in.-°F (70°F to 600°F)
14.2 µm/m-°C (20°C to 300°C)

Electrical Resistivity: 40.6 µΩ.in, (130 µΩ.cm)

Thermal Conductivity: 103 Btu-in/ft2hr-°F, (14.9 W/m-K)

Typical Mechanical Properties for Inconel® 600  – Spring Applications

  • Annealed
    • Heat Treatment: 1925°F (1050°C)
    • Tensile Strength: 80 – 110 ksi; (552-758 MPa)
    • Suggested Operating Conditions: -300°F to 700°F (-184°C to 370°C)
  • Spring Temper
    • Tensile Strength: 160 – 200 ksi; (1103 – 1379 MPa)
    • Suggested Operating Conditions: -300°F to 700°F (-184°C to 370°C​)

Alloy 600 - Inconel 600 wire

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