Inconel Pipe and Pipe Fittings

Inconel Pipe and Pipe Fittings

Ashapura Steel’s Inconel pipe and pipe fittings are designed to meet the highest standards of performance and quality. Constructed from premium Inconel alloy, they offer exceptional corrosion resistance, high-temperature resistance, and superior mechanical properties.

The pipes are available in various sizes and configurations to suit diverse plumbing and industrial applications, especially those involving high temperatures and aggressive environments. Our comprehensive range of Inconel pipe fittings ensures tight and secure connections, allowing for easy installation and maintenance. Whether for chemical processing, oil and gas, or power generation, our Inconel pipe and pipe fittings provide reliability and durability.

Types of Inconel Pipes

Inconel 600 Pipes

Inconel 600 pipe is commonly used in chemical processing and nuclear engineering due to its excellent resistance to oxidation and stress-corrosion cracking. It contains 72% nickel, 14-17% chromium, 6-10% iron, and small amounts of other elements such as copper, manganese, silicon, carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus. Inconel 600 pipes are often used in heat exchangers, boilers, valves, pumps, turbines, furnace components, radiant tubes, thermocouple sheaths, electrical resistance heating wires.

Inconel 625 Pipes

Inconel 625 pipe is often used in marine engineering and aerospace applications due to its high strength and resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion. It contains 58% nickel, 20-23% chromium, 8-10% molybdenum, 3.5% niobium, and small amounts of other elements such as iron, cobalt, manganese, silicon, carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus. Inconel 625 pipes are often used in seawater desalination plants, offshore oil rigs, submarine pipelines, and aircraft exhaust systems.

Inconel 718 Pipes

Inconel 718 pipe is frequently utilized in gas turbine components and aircraft engines due to its exceptional strength at high temperatures and resistance to fatigue and creep. It contains 50-55% nickel, 17-21% chromium, 4.75-5.5% niobium + tantalum, 2.8-3.3% molybdenum + tungsten, small amounts of other elements such as iron, cobalt, aluminum, titanium, silicon carbon sulfur phosphorus boron copper manganese zirconium. Inconel 718 pipes are often used in compressor blades, turbine discs, combustion chambers, heat exchangers, rocket motors.

Types of Inconel Pipe Fittings

Elbow Fittings

Elbow fittings are one of the most commonly used types of inconel pipe fittings. They are designed to change the direction of the flow in the pipeline, making them an essential component for any piping system. Elbow fittings come in a variety of sizes and angles, including 45 degrees and 90 degrees.

Tee Fittings

Tee fittings are another type of inconel pipes fitting commonly used in piping systems. As their name suggests, tee fittings have a T-shaped design that allows them to split the flow into two directions. This makes them useful for applications where multiple pipelines need to be connected or where fluid needs to be diverted.

Reducer Fittings

Reducer fittings are designed specifically for connecting pipes of different sizes together within a piping system. These types of inconel pipes fittings are typically used when the flow rate needs to be reduced or increased between two sections of the pipeline.

Coupling Fittings

Coupling fittings are designed specifically for connecting two pipes of the same size together within a piping system. They are typically used in applications where pipes need to be joined together quickly and easily without requiring extensive welding or threading.

Flange Fittings

Flange fittings are designed specifically for connecting pipes with valves or other equipment within a piping system. They consist of two flanges that are bolted together with a gasket in between them, creating a tight seal that prevents leaks from occurring.

Inconel Pipe and Pipe Fittings Specification

SpecificationsASTM A387 / ASME SA387
Thickness1mm-300mm
Width1000mm, 1219mm, 1500mm, 1800mm, 2000mm, 2500mm, 3000mm, 3500mm, 4050mm etc
Length2000mm, 2440mm, 3000mm, 5800mm, 6000mm, 12000mm, 15000mm etc
Surface2B, 2D, BA, NO.1, NO.4, NO.8, 8K, mirror, checkered, embossed, hair line, sand blast, Brush, etching Manufacturer and Supplier
FinishHot rolled plate (HR), Cold rolled sheet (CR)

Inconel Pipes Types

Plate Surface finishGauge (in)Width (max in)
2B – Cold rolled, heat treated, pickled, skin passed Plate10–2472*
2D – Cold rolled, heat treated, pickled plate12–2460
BA Mexinox only18–2848
Polished plate (not brushed)11–2460
Temper rolled plate Mexinox only13–2948

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FAQ

1)What is Inconel made of?

Some common elements found in Inconel alloys include-
Nickel (Ni)- Nickel is the primary component and forms the base of the alloy, providing strength and corrosion resistance.
Chromium (Cr)- Chromium enhances the alloy’s resistance to oxidation and corrosion, particularly at high temperatures.
Iron (Fe)- Iron is often present in relatively small amounts, contributing to the alloy’s overall strength.
Molybdenum (Mo)- Molybdenum improves resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion in aggressive environments.
Niobium (Nb)- Niobium can be added to enhance the alloy’s strength and resistance to high.

2) Where is Inconel found?

Inconel alloys find their application in a wide spectrum of industries and settings where extreme conditions challenge traditional materials. They are a staple in aerospace, safeguarding critical components in aircraft and spacecraft, and play a vital role in the chemical and petrochemical sectors, ensuring the integrity of equipment exposed to corrosive chemicals. Inconel’s resilience is also harnessed in the energy sector for power generation and in the demanding environments of nuclear facilities.

3)Where is Inconel used?

Inconel is widely employed in industries where extreme conditions and exceptional performance are paramount. It’s a vital material in aerospace, fortifying critical components in aircraft and spacecraft. In the chemical and petrochemical sectors, Inconel safeguards equipment against corrosive substances. Its heat resistance makes it invaluable in power generation, and its durability is essential in nuclear applications.

4)Can Inconel be welded?

Yes, Inconel can be welded, but it requires specialized techniques and expertise due to its unique properties, including high-temperature resistance and resistance to corrosion. Welding Inconel typically involves the use of specific welding processes like gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW or TIG), gas metal arc welding (GMAW or MIG), or shielded metal arc welding (SMAW or stick welding.

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