Leading Edge Metals & Alloys, Inc. Datasheets for Nickel and Nickel Alloys

Nickel and nickel alloys are non-ferrous metals with high strength and toughness, excellent corrosion resistance, and superior elevated temperature properties.
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Controlled Expansion Alloy Alloy 52 Alloy 52 is a nickel-iron alloy with a thermal expansion rate similar to soft glasses and ceramics. Typical applications include voltage regulators, conductors, and glass-to-metal hermetic seals.
Controlled Expansion Alloy Kovar® Composed of iron, nickel and cobalt, Kovar®1 has thermal expansion characteristics similar to hard glass, making it an excellent choice for glass-to-metal hermetic seals. Kovar® is widely used in...
Thermocouple Alloy Constantan Constantan is a copper-nickel alloy used in a variety of thermocouple applications. It is paired with iron, copper and Chromel® to form types J, T and E thermocouples, respectively. Known...
Controlled Expansion Alloy LE Alloy 49 In addition to excellent glass-to-metal sealing capabilities, nickel-iron alloys with slightly higher iron content provide increased magnetic shielding. LE alloy 49 is used for applications such as solenoid components, glass-to-metal...
Soft Magnetic Shielding Alloy LE Alloy 49 Nickel-iron alloys with higher iron content provide not only magnetic shielding properties but also excellent glass-to-metal sealing capabilities. LE alloy 49 is used for applications such as solenoid components, glass-to-metal...
Soft Magnetic Shielding Alloy HyMu 80® Offering extremely high initial permeability, HyMu 80®1 is a nickel-iron alloy containing molybdenum. Uses include transformer cores, telephony and recording devices.
Low Expansion Alloy LE Alloy 42 The coefficient of thermal expansion for LE alloy 42 makes it very well suited for joining to ceramic chips in miniature electronic circuits. A less-expensive alternative to similar electronic nickel...
Thermocouple Alloy Alumel® Used in conjunction with Chromel® in type K thermocouples, Alumel®1 is made of nickel, manganese, aluminum and silicon.
Thermocouple Alloy Chromel® Used with Alumel® in type K thermocouples and with Constantan in type E thermocouples, Chromel®2 is made of nickel and chromium.
Low Expansion Alloy Invar® 36 With an extremely low coefficient of thermal expansion, approximately one-tenth that of carbon steel at temperatures up to 400° F, Invar® is often thought of as the material of...