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Nickel Alloy 718: Properties And Applications

Nickel Alloy 718: Properties And Applications

UNS N07718 (also known by the Special Metals Corporation trademark Inconel 718) is a high-strength, corrosion resistant nickel-chromium alloy which can be used in the temperature range -250°C  (-420°F) to 700°C (1300°F). It can be easily fabricated to produce complex...

Isn’t It Good When Things Work As They Should?

Isn’t It Good When Things Work As They Should?

One of the key differences between ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9120 B is the emphasis in the latter on process and controls to avoid counterfeit materials and unapproved parts entering the supply chain. In preparation for AS 9120 certification, we spent some time reviewing...

Comparison MP35N vs Alloy 718

Comparison MP35N vs Alloy 718

UNS R30035 MP35N / ATI 35N & UNS N07718 Alloy 718 are often seen as competing alloys, although the reality is that the choice between which to use is not a simplistic one versus the other.  Each has specific properties that make it ideal for particular...

AMS 5662 and AMS 5663 – Does Size Matter?

AMS 5662 and AMS 5663 – Does Size Matter?

Broder Metals Group stock Alloy 718 to meet AMS standards 5662 (solution annealed condition) and 5663 (solution annealed and aged condition) in sizes from 1” (25.4 mm) to 7” (177.8 mm) (and up to 305 mm (12”) for API material).  One question is what difference one...