What is Monel?
A nickel-copper alloy, Monel offers high strength, weldability and excellent corrosion resistance in many environments, including seawater, hydrofluoric acid, sulphuric acid and alkalis.
Properties of Monel
At Smith Bullough, we use Monel 400 and Monel K-500 in the manufacture of our bolts and fasteners.
Monel 400 is tough over a wide range of temperatures, offering good mechanical properties at subzero temperatures and can be used in temperatures as high as 1000F.
Corrosion resistance is broadly similar to nickel, but Monel 400 offers higher maximum working pressures and temperatures alongside improved machining ability.
Monel K-500 is a precipitation-hardenable nickel-copper alloy.
With the inclusion of aluminium and titanium, Monel K-500 offers increased strength and hardness when compared with Monel 400.
Excellent corrosion resistance means that Monel K-500 is well-suited to a range of industrial applications and is widely used in chemical and marine environments.
Types of Monel Bolts & Fasteners
Smith Bullough manufactures a wide variety of Monel fasteners and bolts on site. Whatever your particular requirements, we will have the appropriate solution. These include:
- Hexagon bolts and set screws
- Stud bolts
- Engineer studs
- Socket cap screws
- Socket set screws
- Socket countersunk screws
- Machined parts
- Specials to drawing
Due to superior corrosion resistance and toughness over a wide temperature range, Monel 400 fasteners and bolts are used across a wide array of industries.
- Chemical Processing
Monel fasteners have many useful applications:
- Chemical processing equipment
- Valves and pumps
- Gasoline and freshwater tanks
- Pumps and propellor shafts
- Boiler feed water heaters and heat exchangers
- Electronic components
Contact The Experts
For more information or to discuss an order, contact Smith Bullough today.
Call us on 01942 520 250 for a free, no-obligation quotation.