Kanthal APM, construction materials

Construction materials Datasheet

Datasheet updated 2017-01-19 11:22 (supersedes all previous editions)

Disclaimer: Recommendations are for guidance only, and the suitability of a material for a specific application can be confirmed only when we know the actual service conditions. Continuous development may necessitate changes in technical data without notice. This datasheet is only valid for Kanthal materials.

Kanthal APM is an advanced powder-metallurgical, dispersion-strengthened, ferritic iron-chromium-aluminium alloy (FeCrAl alloy) with exceptionally good form stability and oxidation resistance. It is suitable for furnace temperatures up to 1250°C (2282°F).

The alloy offers a unique combination of excellent oxidation properties and form stability at high temperatures. Kanthal APM forms an excellent, non-scaling surface oxide, which gives good protection in most furnace environments, i.e. oxidizing, sulpidizing and carburizing gas, as well as against deposits of carbon, ash, etc.

Typical applications for Kanthal APM are in high-temperature structural parts in furnaces such as mesh belts, loaders, mounting systems for elements or insulation and loading baskets.

Disclaimer: Recommendations are for guidance only, and the suitability of a material for a specific application can be confirmed only when we know the actual service conditions. Continuous development may necessitate changes in technical data without notice. This datasheet is only valid for Kanthal materials.