60-16 is well-suited to high operating temperatures up to 1950°F. This nichrome alloy exhibits excellent corrosion resistance in oxidizing and reducing atmospheres. Often used in electrical heating, industrial resistance units, acid dipping baskets, filter cloth, and other applications.
Nichrome 60-16 Fact Sheet
|Composition||[Ni 57% min, Cr 14-18%, Fe rem, Mn 1% max]|
|Specifications||ASTM B344(withdrawn 2011)|
|Tensile Strength||-- Kpsi*|
|Max. Operating Temperature||1950° 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!