Nikrothal® 42

Resistance heating wire and resistance wireDatasheet

Datasheet updated2018-07-06 12:47 (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 materials under the trademark Kanthal®.

Nikrothal® 42 is an austenitic nickel-chromium alloy (NiCr-alloy) for use at temperatures up to 1150°C (2100°F). The alloy is characterized by good ductility after use and good corrosion resistance, except in sulphur containing atmospheres and certain controlled atmospheres.

Nikrothal® 42 has an attractive combination of oxidation resistance and form stability making it a suitable alloy for open-coil heating elements.

Typical applications for Nikrothal® 42 are electric heating elements in domestic appliances and other heating equipment

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 materials under the trademark Kanthal®.

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