Kanthal-D is heat resistant up to 2370°F. The alloy is suitable for appliances in most applications due to its high resistivity, low density, and superior heat resistance. Kanthal has excellent corrosion resistance in the hot state, and specific resistance to sulfur and carburizing environments.

Kanthal-D® Fact Sheet

Composition[Cr 22%, Al 4.8 %, Fe bal.]
Density0.262 lbs/in³
Tensile Strength115 Kpsi*
Melt2730° F
Max. Operating Temperature2370° F

* Tensile strength and elongation are for annealed 0.012″ wire diameter. Please note that material performance data is provided a reference guide only… There are many factors involved in wire cloth performance, so please consult with an experienced engineer before choosing the metal best suited for your unique needs!

Kanthal-D is a registered trademark of Sandvik Materials Technology