UNS N06004

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]
SpecificationsASTM B344(withdrawn 2011)
Density--- lbs/in³
Tensile Strength-- Kpsi*
Melt----° F
Max. Operating Temperature1950° 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!