# EN 2.4816 (NiCr15Fe) Nickel Alloy

EN 2.4816 nickel is a nickel alloy formulated for primary forming into wrought products. Cited properties are appropriate for the annealed condition. 2.4816 is the EN numeric designation for this material. NiCr15Fe is the EN chemical designation.

The graph bars on the material properties cards below compare EN 2.4816 nickel to: wrought nickels (top), all nickel alloys (middle), and the entire database (bottom). A full bar means this is the highest value in the relevant set. A half-full bar means it's 50% of the highest, and so on.

## Mechanical Properties

Brinell Hardness

170

Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus

190 *GPa* 28 *x 10 ^{6} psi*

Elongation at Break

34 *%*

Fatigue Strength

200 *MPa* 28 *x 10 ^{3} psi*

Poisson's Ratio

0.29

Shear Modulus

74 *GPa* 11 *x 10 ^{6} psi*

Shear Strength

470 *MPa* 68 *x 10 ^{3} psi*

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS)

700 *MPa* 100 *x 10 ^{3} psi*

Tensile Strength: Yield (Proof)

270 *MPa* 39 *x 10 ^{3} psi*

## Thermal Properties

Latent Heat of Fusion

310 *J/g*

Maximum Temperature: Mechanical

1150 *°C* 2100 *°F*

Melting Completion (Liquidus)

1370 *°C* 2490 *°F*

Melting Onset (Solidus)

1320 *°C* 2410 *°F*

Specific Heat Capacity

460 *J/kg-K* 0.11 *BTU/lb-°F*

Thermal Conductivity

15 *W/m-K* 8.7 *BTU/h-ft-°F*

Thermal Expansion

13 *µm/m-K*

## Electrical Properties

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume

1.7 *% IACS*

Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific)

1.8 *% IACS*

## Otherwise Unclassified Properties

Base Metal Price

55 *% relative*

Density

8.5 *g/cm ^{3}* 530

*lb/ft*

^{3}Embodied Carbon

9.0 *kg CO _{2}/kg material*

Embodied Energy

130 *MJ/kg* 54 *x 10 ^{3} BTU/lb*

Embodied Water

260 *L/kg* 31 *gal/lb*

## Common Calculations

Resilience: Ultimate (Unit Rupture Work)

190 *MJ/m ^{3}*

Resilience: Unit (Modulus of Resilience)

190 *kJ/m ^{3}*

Stiffness to Weight: Axial

13 *points*

Stiffness to Weight: Bending

23 *points*

Strength to Weight: Axial

23 *points*

Strength to Weight: Bending

21 *points*

Thermal Diffusivity

3.8 *mm ^{2}/s*

Thermal Shock Resistance

20 *points*

## Alloy Composition

Ni | 72 to 80 | |

Cr | 14 to 17 | |

Fe | 6.0 to 10 | |

Mn | 0 to 1.0 | |

Si | 0 to 0.5 | |

Cu | 0 to 0.5 | |

Al | 0 to 0.3 | |

Ti | 0 to 0.3 | |

C | 0.050 to 0.1 | |

P | 0 to 0.020 | |

S | 0 to 0.015 |

All values are % weight. Ranges represent what is permitted under applicable standards.

## Followup Questions

## Similar Alloys

## Further Reading

EN 10095: Heat resisting steels and nickel alloys

Engineering Properties of Nickel and Nickel Alloys, John L. Everhart, 1971

Nickel Alloys, Ulrich Heubner (editor), 1998