K500 Nickel Bar, Wire, Rod

Exceptional corrosion resistance to a wide variety of chemical processing environments including strong reducing environments, chloride-contaminated media, chlorine, and sea water. Excellent resistance to pitting and stress-corrosion cracking.

Alloy K500

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Nickel 63.0                                                                     Sulfur 0.01 max

Copper 27.0-33.0                                                           Silicon 0.5 max

Carbon 0.25 max                                                           Aluminum 2.30-3.15

Manganese 1.5 max                                                      Titanium  0.35-0.85 

Iron 2.0 max


By adding Aluminum and Titanium to this nickel/copper alloy, followed by an age hardening process, this enhances the physical properties, giving the material greater strength and hardness. 

Marine Applications for K-500:

  • Centrifugal pumps
  • Valve & shaft components
  • Pump shafts & impellers
  • Chains
  • Cables
  • Fasteners
  • Springs

TW Metals stocks a diverse range of diameters in K-500. If you want to learn more about our product offerings or a get a quote on K-500, please contact us or give us a call!

Advantages & Specifications of K500:

  • Strength
  • Toughness
  • Dependable
  • QQN 286 Form 2 REV F & G
  • Naval Nuclear Applications

Stocked to the QQN 286 Form 2 Rev F & G spec for marine applications. Available for the Oil & Gas Industries to the QQN 286 Form 1 Rev E spec + NAVE MRO175