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Alloy 601 Nickel AlloyAlloy 601

Nickel Chromium Alloy

Alloy 601 is a nickel chromium alloy used in high temperature service.

The alloy which also includes aluminium develops a tightly adherent oxide scale which resists spalling even under thermal cycling. Alloy 601 offers good hot corrosion resistance under oxidising conditions and combines good creep and rupture strength.

Key Features:

Alloy 601 nickel alloy is an excellent high temperature material which includes high chromium content. The alloy has excellent resistance to high temperature oxidation. With good ductility retention after long service exposure, the material also offers good creep and rupture strength.

Download Alloy 601 Nickel Alloy Datasheet

Typical Applications:

  • Radiant tubes
  • Industrial furnace retorts
  • Annealing tubes
  • Rotary kilns
  • Infrared radiant screens
  • Flame shields
  • Thermal processing equipment
  • Jet engine igniters

We offer Alloy 601 nickel alloy in bar, tube, strip, plate and sheet.


We offer processing services at our Head office and 14 service centres across the Group. With more than 30 band saws and a fully automated magazine feed CNC rod blanking line, we can process your material to your specific requirements.

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