Nickel Alloy 601/ Inconel 601®

Technical Data Sheet


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Ni Cr Fe Al C Mn S Si C
Alloy 601 58-63 21-25 Rem 1-1.7 0.10 max 1.0 max 0.015 max 0.50 max 1.0 max

Alloy 601 (UNS N06601) is a Nickel-Chromium alloy with an addition of Aluminium for outstanding resistance to oxidation and other forms of high temperature corrosion. Alloy 601 also has high mechanical properties at elevated temperatures. Alloy 601 is used for industrial furnaces, radiant tubes, themocouple tubes and heat treatment equipment, baskets, muffles, retorts. Petrochemical process equipment and aircraft components

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Form and Condition Tensile Strength Yield Strength Elongation % Hardness, HB
ksi MPa ksi MPa
Alloy 601 Bar Bar Annealed 80-115 550-790 30-60 205-415 70-40 60-80
Alloy 601 Sheet Sheet Annealed 85-100 585-690 30-50 205-345 55-35 65-80
Alloy 601 Plate Plate Annealed 80-100 550-690 30-45 205-310 65-45 60-75

Alloy 601 is available in Pipe, Tube, Round Bar, Bar, Sheet, Plate, Strip and Forging Stock. Contact Sales for further availability.

UNS N06601
ASTM B168 Plate
ASTM B166 Bar
ASTM B167 Seamless Pipe
ASTM B163 Seamless Tube
ASTM B564 Forgings
DIN 17752
AMS 5715 Bar, Forgings and Rings
AMS 5870 Sheet, Strip and Plate
Inconel 601 (trademark)

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Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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