Kanthal® Super element grades

The Kanthal® program of Super heating elements includes seven grades with specific features for use in demanding applications and atmospheres.

Kanthal® Super 1700

Kanthal® Super 1700

Kanthal ® Super is a unique material combining the best properties of metallic and ceramic materials. Like metallic materials it has good heat and electrical conductivity and like ceramics it withstands corrosion and oxidation and has low thermal expansion. Maximum temperature 1700°C (3090°F).

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Kanthal® Super 1800

Kanthal® Super 1800

Kanthal® Super 1800 is an expansion of the same core characteristics as Kanthal ® Super 1700 with a maximum temperature of 1800°C (3270°F).

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Kanthal® Super 1900

Kanthal® Super 1900

Kanthal® Super 1900 is an expansion of the same core characteristics as Kanthal ® Super 1700 with a maximum temperature of 1850°C (3360°F).

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Kanthal® Super ER

Kanthal® Super ER

Kanthal® Super ER is a new unique concept for heating elements, combining the features of alumina formers with the higher temperature of MoSi2 based heaters. These elements perform well up to 1580ºC (2875ºF) in oxidizing, inert and reducing atmospheres.

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Kanthal® Super RA

Kanthal® Super RA

Kanthal® Super RA is specially designed to work in nitrogen at temperatures above 1250ºC (2280ºF). Other Kanthal Super molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2) heating elements have an excellent lifetime in oxidizing atmospheres but, when operating in nitrogen, nitration occurs.

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Kanthal® Super NC

Kanthal® Super NC

Kanthal ® Super NC is a heating element with special features, designed to meet the demands for clean process heating in the research and electronics industries. Maximum temperature 1800°C (3270°F).

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Kanthal® Super HT

Kanthal® Super HT

Kanthal ® Super HT is designed for a longer lifetime of small dimension elements in temperature cycling conditions. The hot strength and form stability is improved. The maximum operating temperature is 1830°C (3330°F), and the element is suitable for furnace temperatures between 1500–1750°C (2730–3180°F) approximately.

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