Inconel Alloy 617

  • Resistant to corrosive aqueous conditions
  • Easily welded through conventional process
  • Resistant to both oxidizing and reducing media
  • Creep and stress rupture strength
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Inconel 617 offers great oxidation resistance and high-temperature strength. A unique combination of chromium-nickel-cobalt, it prevents spalling, carburization, and aqueous corrosion. The process of technology and equipment that are used in the process influence the work hardening rate and strength of the alloy.

Alloy Inconel 617 is commonly used in land base gas turbines, fossil fuels, aerospace, power production plants and catalyst grid support in acid processing

Common Names:

  • Alloy 617
  • UNS N06617
  • Nickel Alloy 617

Executive Standards:

Forging Stock, Wire, Bar, & Rod-

  • ASTM B 166/ASME SB 166
  • ASTM B 564/ASME SB 564
  • DIN 17753
  • VdTÜV 485
  • ISO 9724
  • DIN 17752
  • SAE AMS 5887
  • DIN 17754

Sheet, Plate, & Strip:

  • ASTM B 168/ASME SB 168
  • DIN 17750
  • VdTÜV 485
  • SAE AMS 5888
  • ISO 6208
  • SAE AMS 5889

Pipe & Tube

  • ASTM B 546/ASME SB 546
  • VdTÜV 485
  • ISO 6207
  • DIN 17751

Chemical Properties:

Iron (%)3.0 Maximum
Nickel (%)44.5 Minimum
Chromium (%)20.0 to 24.0
Molybdenum (%)8.0 to 10.0
Titanium (%)0.6 Maximum
Manganese (%)1.0 Maximum
Silicon (%)1.0 Maximum
Aluminum (%)0.8 to 1.5
Sulfur (%)0.015 Maximum
Carbon (%)0.05 to 0.15
Copper (%)0.5 Maximum
Cobalt (%)10.0 to 15.0
Boron (%)0.006 Maximum

Mechanical Properties:

Tensile (MPA)485 Maximum
Tensile (PSI)70300 Maximum
Yield (MPA)275 Maximum
Yield (PSI)39900 Maximum
Hardness (Metric) (Imp) (Brinell)170
Elongation (%) 25 % Maximum

Physical Properties:

Specific Heat at 78 oFBtu/Ib.oF0.100
Electrical Resistivity at 78 oFOhm.circ mil/ft736
Melting RangeoF2430 to 2510
oC1332 to 1380

Key Features:

  • Corrosion Resistance: This Alloy consists of a considerable amount of nickel, chromium, and aluminum, offering high degree resistance to oxidation and carburization.
  • Good Fabrication: Inconel alloy 617 has excellent fabricability. Welding, forming, and machining are carried out by standard procedures for nickel alloys.
  • High-Stress Rupture Strength: Inconel offers the high scale of stress rupture and creep strength at the elevated temperature which is above 1800o
  • High Bending Ductility: The alloy offers high bending ductility at the standard machining temperature.

  Product Forms Available:

  • Plate
  • Sheet
  • Strip
  • Electrode
  • Bar
  • Wire
  • Tubing


  • Combustion Cans
  • Transition liners
  • Land-based gas turbines
  • Aircrafts
  • Heat-treating baskets
  • Power generation
  • Petrochemical plants
  • High-temperature gas components

Possible Alternative Grades:

  • Inconel Alloy 601: The high chromium and nickel level paired with aluminum in this alloy offers excellent resistance to the oxidizing atmosphere at high-temperature.
  • Inconel Alloy 625: This is one of the most versatile alloys offering excellent fabricability. This alternative for Inconel 617 has high strength and corrosion-resistant as well.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What does the term Inconel refer to?

Inconel refers to the group of 20 metal alloys which are extremely resistant to oxidation and perform well at high temperature

  • What is the material used in Inconel?

This material in Inconel generally comprises of nickel-chromium based superalloys

  • Is the Inconel alloy magnetic?

Yes, the heavy nickel content in the alloy is the main reason behind the magnetic properties of the alloy.


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