Construction materials

High-temperature construction materials for the manufacturing of furnace accessories like furnace furniture and furnace rollers. The Kanthal® program of high-temperature construction materials includes iron-chromium-aluminium (FeCrAl) alloys for material temperatures up to 1425°C (2597°F) and nickel-chromium (NiCr) alloys - all available in a variety of products forms. If you need a replacement for PM2000, Kanthal® APMT can be an excellent option.

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Kanthal® high-temperature construction materials are suitable for the manufacturing of construction parts such as:

  • Fixtures
  • Supports
  • Tube hangers
  • Fasteners and holders
  • Retorts
  • Trays

Iron-chromium-aluminium (FeCrAl) alloys

Kanthal® APMT and Kanthal® APM FeCrAl alloys offer several advantages compared to conventional nickel-chromium alloys (NiCr alloys), such as superior resistance to, for example, oxidation, carburization and thermal shock.

FeCrAl alloys Max temp1) °C (°F) Wire Strip Tube Bar/Billets
Kanthal® APM 1425 (2597) 2) X X X X
Kanthal® APMT 1250 (2282) X X X X
Kanthal® A 1350 (2462) X - - -
Kanthal® A-1 1400 (2552) X X - -
Kanthal® AE 1300 (2372) X X - -
Kanthal® AF 1300 (2372) X X - -
Kanthal® D 1300 (2372) X X - -

Nickel-chromium (NiCr) alloys

NiCr alloys Max temp1) °C (°F) Wire Strip Tube Bar/Billets
Nikrothal® 80 1200 (2192) X X - -
Nikrothal® 70 1250 (2282) X X - -

1) Max temp = Maximum continuous operating temperature in air