Resistance Wire

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  • Kanthal® A1

    Kanthal® A1

    Kanthal A1 is designed for the most demanding electric heating applications

    Other name: Alloy 875

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      Highest maximum temperature for metallic alloy

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      Best protective alumina surface oxide layer for longer life

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    • Application Areas

      Application Areas

      Heat treating Furnaces, Kilns, Quartz tube heaters

  • Kanthal® D

    Kanthal® D

    High resistivity and low density, suitable for most applications

    Other names: Alloy 815, AWS-825, Alchrome D

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      Better protective alumina surface oxide layer for longer life

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      Cost effective choice compared to A1

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    • Application Areas

      Application Areas

      Small appliances, Low temperature tubular elements, Quartz tube heaters

  • Nikrothal® 80

    Nikrothal® 80

    Nikrothal 80 alloy is used in many appliance and industrial applications

    Other names: Alloy 650, Nichrome 80, Chromel A, Tophet A

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      Very good wet corrosion resistance

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      Good protective chromium surface oxide layer

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      Remains ductile after use

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      Application Areas

      Industrial and appliance heating elements. Well suited for high temperature tubular elements

  • Nikrothal® 60

    Nikrothal® 60

    Nikrothal 60 is the first choice with excellent hot strength for suspended element for heating air

    Other names: Alloy 675, Nichrome 60, Chromel C, Tophet C

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      Great hot strength (little sag)

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      Good protective chromium surface oxide layer

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      Remains ductile after use

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    • Application Areas

      Application Areas

      Clothes dyers, Duct heaters, Space heaters

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    • Max Temp : 2550°F / 1400° C
    • Element Life : Excellent
    • Temperature Coefficient Stability : Very Good
    • Oxidation Properties : Excellent
    • Suitability For Suspended Elements : Not suitable
    • Ductility After Use : Low
    • Weldability After Use : Difficult
    Hot Strength
    2/5

    Hot Strength

    Maximum Temperature
    5/5

    Maximum Temperature

    Ductility
    2/5

    Ductility

    Temperature Coefficient Stability
    5/5

    Temperature Coefficient Stability

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    • Max Temp : 2370°F / 1300°C
    • Element Life : Very Good
    • Temperature Coefficient Stability : Good
    • Oxidation Properties : Very Good
    • Suitability For Suspended Elements : Not Suitable
    • Ductility After Use : Low
    • Weldability After Use : Difficult
    Hot Strength
    2/5

    Hot Strength

    Maximum Temperature
    4/5

    Maximum Temperature

    Ductility
    2/5

    Ductility

    Temperature Coefficient Stability
    5/5

    Temperature Coefficient Stability

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    • Max Temp : 2190°F / 1150°C
    • Element Life : Good
    • Temperature Coefficient Stability : Fair
    • Oxidation Properties : Good
    • Suitability For Suspended Elements : Yes
    • Ductility After Use : Good
    • Weldability After Use : Yes
    Hot Strength
    4/5

    Hot Strength

    Maximum Temperature
    3/5

    Maximum Temperature

    Ductility
    5/5

    Ductility

    Temperature Coefficient Stability
    4/5

    Temperature Coefficient Stability

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    • Max Temp : 2100° F / 1150°C
    • Element Life : Very Good
    • Temperature Coefficient Stability : Good
    • Oxidation Properties : Good
    • Suitability For Suspended Elements : Yes
    • Ductility After Use : Good
    • Weldability After Use : Yes
    Hot Strength
    5/5

    Hot Strength

    Maximum Temperature
    3/5

    Maximum Temperature

    Ductility
    5/5

    Ductility

    Temperature Coefficient Stability
    3/5

    Temperature Coefficient Stability

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