“NC” Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet: Super Alloy Tweezers Type “NC”

General Notes:

  • Ni-Cr-Mo Super Alloy (Nickel, Chromium, Molybdenum)
  • Excellent strength from room temperature to 800°C
  • Six times harder than anti-magnetic stainless steel (SA)
  • Resistant to fatigue, very high shape retention
  • Fully non-magnetic
  • Excellent corrosion resistance to most chemicals, salts and acids
  • Typical applications include for electronics assembly, laboratory and medical device applications in aggressive chemical environments
Mechanical Properties
State 50% Cold Reduction
Density 8.4 g/cm3
Hardness Rockwell C 60-64 Highest Hardness at Tweezer Tip
Tensile Strength, Ultimate: 1500 MPa
Tensile Strength, Yield 1250
Elongation, Break 5%
Modulus of Elasticity 208GPa
Thermal Properties
Coef. of Lin. Therm Expansion: 12.8 E-6/°C 25°C – 100°C
Coef. of Lin. Therm Expansion: 13.4 E-6/°C 25°C – 300°C
Specific Heat Capacity: 0.41 J/(g.K)
Thermal Conductivity 10 W/(m.K)
Continuous Use Temperature: 600°C
Max Service Temperature, Air 980°C
Electrical Properties
Resistivity 1.29E-4 Ohm.cm