What Are The Uses Inconel Tubes? Inconel 625 Tube is a material specifically designed for some of the toughest conditions of usage to be used in fabrication. Inconel ® has an extremely high tolerance for intense heat when compared with stainless steel, and does not lose as much tensile strength at 2,000 ° F as other steel varieties. Inconel, however, is a costly material, one that is better reserved for the correct conditions of use where other materials would not perform too. With this in mind, here is an overview of the Inconel properties, as well as a few examples of uses where Inconel would be preferable to most stainless steel formulations: How strong is Inconel? Tensile strength, corrosion resistance, and even resistance to melting can be evaluated when assessing strength. Compared with the 73.2 ksi of stainless steel, Inconel 625 has a high tensile strength range of 103-160 ksi and can sustain its strength at higher operating temperatures. While exact measurements differ, statistics published indicate the Inconel melting point range from 2,350 ° F to 2,460 ° F (1,290 ° C to 1,350 ° C). While the Inconel melting point is lower than that of stainless steel, Inconel 625 at high temperatures is stronger than stainless steel, while also being more oxidation and scaling resistant. What is Inconel used for? In Inconel 718 Tube is between Inconel 330 and 600 when it comes to the nickel content in the high-nickel superalloy Inconel band. Together with columbium and molybdenum, this combination allows this type of Inconel melting point to be very high and to perform well at high heat. Inconel 625 is particularly resistant to chloride pitting, fatigue stress and has a particularly high tolerance to creep breakage and high resistance to toxicity. In comparison to other Inconel models, Inconel 625 is also very simple to weld. What is the difference between money and Inconel? Monel is another metal composed of an alloy made of nickel-copper. Like Inconel, a nickelchromium alloy, Monel can be used with high heat in extreme conditions. Monel metal consists of a group of nickel alloys with high resistance to corrosion from chemicals, fire, and other agents like seawater. Monel was developed at the turn of the 20th century and was used in applications ranging from aerospace applications during the Space Race to dog tags during the World War. Today the nickel alloy is still commonly used but is more costly than the other alloys. Since Incoloy 800 Pipe is an oxidation-resistant nickel and chromium alloy, it is suitable for jobs of various gases and large temperature differences. Inconel will be ideally suited for applications in the oil and gas exploration, aerospace, and medical sectors. In contrast, Monel's copper additive offers improved resistance to corrosion and makes it especially effective against seawater, as well as hydrochloric and sulfuric acids. In addition, the qualities of Monel make it suitable for applications such as saltwater, as well as chemical processing. The range of Monel's melting point at 2370-2460 ° F is very similar compared to the Inconel melting point.