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Engineered for challenging applications.

L605, also known as Haynes 25, is a high-temperature, cobalt-based superalloy known for its exceptional strength, corrosion resistance, and oxidation resistance at elevated temperatures. This alloy belongs to the family of cobalt-chromium-tungsten alloys and is widely used in aerospace, gas turbine engine components, and various industrial applications where resistance to extreme temperatures and aggressive environments is essential.


Key Properties:


  • High Temperature Strength 

  • Oxidation Resistance

  • Corrosion Resistance

  • Wear Resistance

  • Biocompatibility

Typical Chemistry

  • Cobalt (Co): 50.0-61.0%

  • Chromium (Cr): 19.0-21.0%

  • Tungsten (W): 14.0-16.0%

  • Nickel (Ni): 10.0-15.0%

  • Iron (Fe): 3.0% max

  • Manganese (Mn): 1.0% max

  • Silicon (Si): 0.40% max

  • Carbon (C): 0.05% max

Use in the Medical Industry:

L605 has found applications in the medical industry, particularly in the manufacturing of certain medical devices and implants. Some common medical applications include:

Orthopedic Implants: L605 is used in the production of orthopedic implants, such as bone screws, plates, and other load-bearing components. Its combination of strength, corrosion resistance, and biocompatibility makes it suitable for these applications.

Cardiovascular Devices: The alloy may be used in certain cardiovascular devices, such as stents and other implantable components, where a combination of strength and corrosion resistance is essential.

Dental Applications: L605 has been utilized in dental applications, including the manufacturing of dental implants and prosthetic components, where its properties are advantageous.

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