Hastelloy C276 Springs

Hastelloy C276 is a nickel-molybdenum-chromium super alloy with an addition of tungsten and is designed to have excellent corrosion resistance in a wide range of severe environments. The high nickel and molybdenum contents make the nickel steel alloy especially resistant to pitting and crevice corrosion.

Technical Specification Hastelloy C-276
Nominal Composition

Cr: 16

Ni: 57 Balance

Mo: 16

W: 4


0.321 lb./in3

Modulus of Elasticity (E)

29.8 x 106 psi

Modulus of Rigidity (G)

11.4 x 103 ksi

Coefficient of Expansion

7.1 µin/in.-°F (200°F)

Electrical Resistivity

51 µΩ.in

Thermal Conductivity

67.9 Btu/(hr/ft2/in/°F)

Min Size

0.031 in (0.78 mm)

Max Temp

400oC (750oF)

Uses of Hastelloy C-276 Springs

It has excellent resistance to pitting and stress corrosion cracking as well as resistant to wet chloride gas, hypochlorite and chlorine dioxide solutions.