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Datasheet: Inconel® 601

Inconel® 601

A Nickel-Chromium alloy with an addition of aluminium, Inconel® 601 gives outstanding resistance to oxidation and other forms of high temperature corrosion. It also has high mechanical properties at elevated temperatures.

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Key Features

Inconel® 601 offers the following key features:

Outstanding resistance to oxidation & other forms of high temperature corrosion
Higher mechanical properties at elevated temperatures than Inconel 600
High temperature static applications**

Typical Applications

Inconel® 601 is known to be suitable for the following applications:

Petrochemical Processing
Industrial Furnaces
Gas Turbine Components
Heat Treating Equipment


W.NR 2.4851
UNS N06601
AWS 011



Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of Inconel® 601 is indicated in the table below:

ElementMin %Max %

Alloy Details

Inconel® 601 density, melting point, coefficient of expansion, modulus of rigidity, and elasticity is indicated in the table below:

DensityMelting PointCoefficient of ExpansionModulus of RigidityModulus of Elasticity
8.11g/cm³1411 °C13.75 μm/m °C (20 – 100 °C)81.2 kN/mm²206.5 kN/mm²
0.293 lb/in³2571 °F7.6 x 10-6 in/in °F (70 – 212 °F)11777 ksi29951 ksi

Heat treatment of finished parts

The typical heat treatment of Inconel® 601:

Condition as supplied by AWITypeTemperatureTimeCooling
Annealed or Spring TemperStress Relieve480 – 870 °C  (900 – 1600 °F)1hrAir

Temperature depends on composition and amount of cold work.


The typical mechanical properties of Inconel® 601:

Approx. tensile strength<900 N/mm²<131 ksi
Approx. operating temperature depending on load** and environment -200 to +1000 °C-330 to +1830 °F
Spring Temper
Approx. tensile strength1200 – 1450 N/mm²174 – 210 ksi
Approx. operating temperature depending on load** and environment -200 to +1000 °C-330 to +1830 °F

The above tensile strength ranges are typical. If you require different please ask.

*Trade name of Special Metals Group of Companies **Static application = Still/Fixed/Motionless/Rigid