VDM® Alloy 59 (2.4605/N06059)

VDM® Alloy 59 is a nickel-chromium-molybdenum alloy developed by VDM Metals, which has particularly low concentrations of carbon and silica and is characterized by excellent corrosion resistance as well as high strength.

Characteristics of VDM® Alloy 59

VDM® Alloy 59 (2.4605/N06059) is characterized by:

  • excellent resistance against a multitude of corrosive media under oxidizing and reducing conditions,
  • outstanding resistance against chloride-induced pitting and crevice corrosion, as well as resistance against stress corrosion cracking,
  • excellent resistance in mineral acids such as nitric, phosphoric, sulfuric and salt acids, but especially against sulfur/salt acid mixtures

Applications of VDM® Alloy 59

VDM® Alloy 59 is suitable for a wide spectrum of applications in chemistry, petro chemistry, energy and environmental engineering. Typical applications are:

  • Plant components for organic chemistry processes with media containing chloride, especially where catalytic systems on chloride basis are used.
  • Multi-purpose plants in the chemicals industry
  • Plant parts in active substance preparation and the pharmaceuticals industry
  • Scrubber, heat exchangers, flaps, ventilators and agitators for flue gas desulfurization (FGD) in fossil fuel power plants and waste combustion plants
  • SO2-washers for ship diesel engines
  • Components for seawater and concentrated brines
  • Equipment and components for geothermal energy and acid gas applications
  • Reactors for acetic acids and acetic anhydrides
  • Reactors for hydrofluoric acid
  • Sulfuric acid coolers
  •  tubes in geothermal power plants
  • components for flue gas desulfurization

Available product forms

You will find a detailed list about available product forms and sizes of VDM® Alloy 59 (2.4605/N06059) in our data sheet. 

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