DTD498 is a copper-nickel-silicon alloy which demonstrates a combination of high mechanical strength and notch ductility whilst still possessing superior electrical and thermal conductivities.
Its other major features are exceptionally good bearing properties, very low magnetic permeability and resistance to corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement.
Related Specifications of DTD498
- BS B25
- BS 2B 25
- BS 3B 25
Nominal Composition of DTD498
Cu rem, Ni 2.5%, Si 0.6%
Mechanical Properties of DTD498
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Key Features of DTD498
- Good electrical and thermal conductivity
- Low magnetic permeability
- Resistance to corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement
Applications of DTD498
Offshore & marine | Non-magnetic naval architecture and high strength fasteners (non-magnetic and cryogenic)
Aerospace | Bearing cages, aircraft undercarriage components, fasteners and bearings
Other | Fasteners, engine valve guides and seats, pump and valve components, high performance bearings, bushes, gears safety tools, mechanical seals, electrical contacts, resistance welding electrodes and brake pads
Columbia Metals – a leading supplier of DTD498
With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of DTD498 and other high quality specialist engineering alloys.
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