Alloy 52 (Nilo®)

Alloy 52 (Nilo®*) is a controlled expansion alloy consisting of 51% nickel. Its low thermal expansion properties make it highly suited for use in a variety of electronic applications within the telecommunications industry.

Related Specifications of Alloy 52 (Nilo®*)

  • N14052
  • ASTM F30
  • 2.4478
  • FeNi52

Nominal Composition of Alloy 52 (Nilo®*)

Ni 51%, Fe 49%, Si 0.3%

Mechanical Properties of Alloy 52 (Nilo®*)

Ultimate Tensile Strength (N/mm²) Proof Stress (N/mm²) Elongation (%) Hardness (HB)
550 280 35 80

Key Features of Alloy 52 (Nilo®*)

  • Near zero coefficient of linear thermal expansion
  • High strength and toughness at cryogenic temperatures

Applications of Alloy 52 (Nilo®*)

General | Glass to metal seals for electronic tubes, automotive and industrial lamps and hermetic devices

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With decades of experience and a huge range of stock, Columbia Metals is an industry leader in the supply of Alloy 52 (Nilo®*) and other high quality specialist engineering alloys.

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*Nilo® is a trademark of Special Metals Corporation

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Al­lo­y 42 K9­41­00 AS­TM F3­0 50­0 30­0 30 14­0H­V
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