Strip, Coil, Foil, Wire, AMS 4544, QQN 2810D, ASTM B127 


Marine engineering, chemical equipment, hydrocarbon processing, valves, pumps, fittings, fasteners, heat exchangers, flexible metal hose 


Monel® 400 is a ductile Nickel-Copper alloy with resistance to a wide variety of corrosive conditions. This alloy is most frequently applied in a range of environments going from mildly oxidizing through neutral and to moderately reducing conditions. Additional application area of this material is in marine environments and other non-oxidizing chloride solutions. Like with commercially pure Nickel, Monel® 400 is low in strength in the annealed condition, for this reason a variety of tempers are used to achieve higher strength levels. 

Chemistry Typical 

Nickel + Cobalt: 63.0 - 70.0 
Manganese: 2.0 max 
Silicon: 0.50 max 
Cobalt: 1.00 max 
Iron: 2.5 max 
Sulfur: 0.024 max 
Carbon: 0.30 max 
Copper: Balance 
Physical Properties 

Density: 0.319 lbs/in3 8.8 g/cm3
Electrical Resistivity: 51.0 microhm-cm @ 68 °F 

Thermal Conductivity: BTU/hr/ft2/ft/°F (W/m•K):
212 °F (100 °C): 14.0 (24.1)

Mean Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: in/in/° F,(µm/m•C):
32 - 212 ° F (0 - 100 °C): 7.7 x 10-5 (13.9) 

Modulus of Elasticity: ksi (MPa) in Tension 
26 X 103 ( 179 X 103) 

Magnetic Permeability: Annealed: moderately 

Melting Point: 2460 ° F (1350 °C) 


Coil - Strip, Foil, Ribbon 
Wire - Profile, Round, Flat, Square 

Mechanical Properties at Room Temperature 

Properties: Annealed 

Gauges:>.003 inches 
Ultimate Tensile Strength: 70 - 85 KSI (483 - 586 MPA)
Yield Strength (0.2% offset): 28 KSI min (193 MPA min)
Elongation: 35% min 
Hardness: Rb 68 max 

Gauges: < .003" 
Ultimate Tensile Strength: Report 
Yield Strength (0.2% offset): 28 - 48 KSI (193 - 331 MPa)
Elongation: Report 
Hardness: Report 

Spring Temper:

Ultimate Tensile Strength: 100 KSI min (690 MPa min)
Yield Strength (0.2% offset): 90 KSI min (620 MPa min)
Elongation: 2% min 

Properties: Tempered

Monel® 400 can be cold rolled to various tempers. Contact Ulbrich Technical Service for additional information. 

Additional Properties

Corrosion Resistance

Refer to NACE (National Associate of Corrosion Engineers) for recommendations. 


#1 - Hot rolled annealed and descaled. It is available in strip, foil and ribbon. It is used for applications where a smooth decorative finish is not required. 
#2D - Dull finish produced by cold rolling, annealing and descaling. Used for deep drawn parts and those parts that need to retain lubricants in the forming process. 
#2B - Smooth finish produced by cold rolling, annealing and descaling. A light cold rolling pass is added after anneal with polished rolls giving it a brighter finish than 2D. 
#BA- Bright annealed cold rolled and bright annealed 
#CBA- Course bright annealed cold rolled matte finish and bright anneal 
#2 - Cold Rolled 
#2BA- Smooth finish produced by cold rolling and bright annealing. A light pass using highly polished rolls produces a glossy finish. A 2BA finish may be used for lightly formed applications where a glossy finish is desired in the formed part. 
Polished - Various grit finish for specific polish finished requirements. 
* Not all finishes are available in all alloys - Contact Ulbrich Sales for more information.

Wire Finishes

XC - Extra Clean Bright Annealed or Bright Annealed and Cold Rolled Grease - Ultra bright finish (for decorative applications) 
Soap - Soap coating on tempered wire to act as lubricant. 

* Contact Wire Sales for custom wire finishes.

Heat Treatment

Monel® 400 is non hardenable by heat treatment. 


For best results refer to: SSINA's "Welding of Stainless Steels and Other Joining Methods". 

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranty: In no event will Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, Inc., be liable for any damages arising from the use of the information included in this document or that it is suitable for the 'applications' noted. We believe the information and data provided to be accurate to the best of our knowledge but, all data is considered typical values only. It is intended for reference and general information and not recommended for specification, design or engineering purposes. Ulbrich assumes no implied or express warranty in regard to the creation or accuracy of the data provided in this document.

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