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Material Group Alloy/Material Description
Low Alloy and Alloy Steels
  • 2% Nickel-Iron (MIM2200)
  • 7% Nickel-Iron (MIM2700)
  • 4130 (Cr-Mo steel)
  • 4340 (Ni-Cr-Mo steel)

  • Possess good strength, fatigue resistance, and high surface hardness.

    Austenitic Stainless Steels
  • Type 304L
  • Type 316L

  • Possess excellent cryogenic properties, superior corrosion resistance, and good high-temperature strength.

    Ferritic Stainless Steels
  • Type 430L

  • Possess good corrosion, heat resistance, good machinability and magnetic properties.

    Martensitic Stainless Steels
  • Type 420
  • Type 440C
  • 440-XH® Alloy*

  • Designed to provide stainless properties with excellent hardness, strength and wear resistance.

    Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steels
  • 15-5 PH
  • Custom 630 (17-4 PH)

  • High strength, toughness and hardness, with excellent corrosion resistance.

    Soft Magnetic Materials
  • 2% Nickel-Iron
  • 50% Nickel-Iron
  • 80% Nickel-Iron
  • Nickel-Zinc Ferrite
  • 3% Silicon-Iron

  • High permeability, low loss magnetic alloys.

    Controlled Expansion and Sealing Materials
  • Carpenter Invar "36"® Alloy*
  • Carpenter Low Expansion "42"® Alloy*
  • Carpenter High Permeability "49"® Alloy*
  • Carpenter HyMu "80"® Alloy*
  • Kovar® Alloy (F-15 Alloy)*
  • 50% Nickel-Copper

  • Uniform and low thermal expansion alloys.

    Tool Steels
  • Micro-Melt® M2 Alloy*
  • Micro-Melt® M4 Alloy*

  • High hardness and wear resistance, often accompanied by high toughness and resistance to softening at elevated temperature.

    Medical Alloys
  • BioDur® CCM Plus® Alloy*
  • BioDur® Carpenter CCM® Alloy*

  • Non-magnetic, cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloys exhibiting high strength, corrosion resistance and wear resistance.

    Heat-Resistant Alloys
  • Type 310C
  • HK30 (Nb)
  • Pyromet® 718*

  • Developed for high temperature and oxidation resistance and where relatively high stresses (tensile, thermal, vibratory, or shock) are encountered.

  • CP Titanium
  • Ti-6Al-4V

  • Lightweight, high-strength, corrosion-resistant material.

  • Aluminum Oxide (Alumina)
  • Zirconium Oxide (Zirconia)
  • Zirconium Oxide stabilized with MgO, CaO, or Y2O3
  • Ruby (98% Alumina, 2% CrO)
  • Zirconia Toughened Alumina
  • Alumina Toughened Zirconia

  • Developed for high hardness and wear resistance.

  • Titanium Carbonitride T10N
  • Titanium Carbonitride T15N

  • High resistance to wear, corrosion and oxidation.

    * These alloys are registered trademarks of CRS Holdings Inc, a subsidiary of Carpenter Technology Corporation

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