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What Should I Know About Machining Inconel?

Posted by Chip Holm on May 7, 2019 2:47:30 PM

 Considerations of Costs and Qualities of Inconel

It’s well-known that inconel is among the most difficult materials to work with—due to, in part, to the toll it takes on the tooling but also its heat resistance properties. This material is in high demand in industries like aerospace, petrochemical, chemical, military, nuclear, pollution control, etc., anywhere there is extreme heat so there is good reason to discuss why it is sought after.

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Topics: Inconel, inconel tooling, inconel price, machining inconel

Precision Inconel Machining: The Superalloy and Its Specific Requirements

Posted by Chip Holm on Feb 18, 2016 3:38:38 PM

What Is Inconel®?

Predominantly nickel, with chromium as a second element, Inconel® alloys are oxidation-corrosion-resistant materials. It is a family of austenite nickel-chromium-based superalloys or high-performance alloys.

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Topics: Precision Inconel Machining, Inconel