Monel Tubes

Monel Tubes

Crafted with meticulous precision, Ashapura Steel’s Monel tube stands as the epitome of efficiency and seamlessness, meeting the exacting demands of the most challenging applications. Forged from premium Monel alloy, it boasts unparalleled corrosion resistance, remarkable strength, and an exceptional ability to endure acidic and alkaline environments.

The tube’s flawlessly smooth interior surface ensures the unhindered flow of fluids and gases, rendering it the ideal choice for critical roles in applications like heat exchangers, condensers, and marine equipment. With a variety of sizes and wall thickness options at your disposal, our Monel tube guarantees not only reliability but also unmatched durability, even in the most adverse conditions.

Types of Monel Tubes

Monel tubes are available in various types to cater to different applications and industry requirements. Here are some common types of Monel tubes:

Monel Seamless Tubes

These tubes are manufactured without any welded joints, resulting in a smooth and continuous tube structure. Seamless tubes are known for their high strength, excellent corrosion resistance, and ability to withstand high pressure and temperature.

Monel Welded Tubes

Welded tubes are constructed by joining two or more sections of Monel using welding techniques. They are cost-effective and widely used in applications where high strength and resistance to corrosion are required.

Monel ERW Tubes

Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) tubes are made by forming Monel strips into a cylindrical shape and then welding the edges together. ERW tubes are known for their superior dimensional accuracy, tight tolerances, and high-quality welds.

Monel U Tubes

U tubes, also known as U-bend tubes, are fabricated in a U-shaped configuration. They are commonly used in heat exchangers and condensers, where thermal expansion and contraction occur.

Monel Finned Tubes

Finned tubes have external fins attached to the tube surface, which increase the surface area for improved heat transfer. Monel finned tubes are used in applications where efficient heat exchange is crucial.

Grades of Monel Tubes

Monel tubes are available in different grades, each offering specific characteristics and properties to suit various applications.

Monel 400

This grade of Monel tube is composed of approximately 67% nickel and 30% copper. It exhibits excellent resistance to corrosion, including in marine environments. Monel 400 tubes are known for their high strength, good ductility, and low permeability. They are commonly used in marine engineering, chemical processing, and oil and gas industries.

Monel K500

Monel K500 is an age-hardened grade of Monel, with additional elements such as aluminum and titanium. It offers higher strength and hardness compared to Monel 400. Monel K500 tubes provide excellent resistance to corrosion, even in hostile environments. They are suitable for applications requiring high-stress resistance, such as pump shafts, valve components, and fasteners.

These two grades, Monel 400 and Monel K500, are the most commonly used in Monel tube manufacturing. They offer a balance of corrosion resistance, mechanical properties, and fabricability, making them versatile for various industries.

Monel Tubes 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)

Monel TubesCompositions (Percentages)

GradesCMnPSSICrMo
ASTM A387 Grade 50.15 max0.3 – 0.60.0350.030.5 max4.00 – 6.000.45 – 0.65
ASTM A387 Grade90.15 max0.30 – 0.60.030.031.0 max8.0 – 10.00.9 – 1.1
ASTM A387 Grade 110.05 – 0.170.4 – 0.650.0350.0350.5 – 0.801.0 – 1.50.45 – 0.65
ASTM A387 Grade 120.05 – 0.170.4 – 0.650.0350.0350.15 – 0.40.8 – 1.150.45 – 0.6
ASTM A387 Grade 220.05 – 0.150.3 – 0.60.0350.0350.5 max2.0 – 2.50.9 – 1.1

ASTM B730 Monel Tube Sizes

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

What is Monel used for?

Monel is a type of nickel-copper alloy known for its excellent corrosion resistance, particularly in marine environments and acidic conditions. Due to its resistance to corrosion and high strength, Monel is commonly used in applications like marine equipment (such as boat propellers and valves), aerospace components, chemical processing equipment, oil and gas industry components, and in the manufacturing of musical instruments.

Is Monel stronger than steel?

Monel is not inherently stronger than all types of steel. The strength of Monel, a nickel-copper alloy, can vary depending on its specific composition and heat treatment. In general, some steel alloys, like high-strength stainless steels or carbon steels, can have higher tensile strength than Monel. However, Monel is valued for its corrosion resistance in harsh environments, which is often more important than its strength in certain applications.

What type of material is Monel?

Monel is a type of nickel-copper alloy. It is primarily composed of nickel (typically around 65-70%) and copper, with smaller amounts of other elements such as iron, manganese, and small traces of other metals. Monel alloys are known for their excellent corrosion resistance, particularly in marine and acidic environments. They are used in various industries where resistance to corrosion and high-stress conditions is crucial.

What is the price of a 1kg Monel?

Price of 1kg Monel is Around Rs 2000*. Contact us to know more.

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