Descriptions of HIPERCO 50Molybdenum-Lanthanum-Wire

Hiperco alloy 50™ is a soft magnetic alloy. It can be easily cracked while forging.

Hiperco 50 and Hiperco 50A are soft magnetic alloys of 49 wt.% cobalt. 2 wt.% vanadium and balance iron. They are commonly used in electric and magnetic applications where high magnetic saturation is required.

Chemical Composition

The chemical composition of Hiperco alloy 50™ is given in the following table.

Elements Content (%)
Iron, Fe 49
Cobalt, Co 48.75
Vanadium, V 1.9
Manganese, Mn 0.05
Niobium, Nb 0.05
Silicon, Si 0.05
Carbon, C 0.01

Physical Properties

The following table shows the physical properties of Hiperco alloy 50™.

Properties Metric Imperial
Density 8.12 g/cm³ 0.293 lb/in³

Mechanical Properties

The mechanical properties of cold rolled Hiperco alloy 50™ are outlined in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Tensile strength 1345 MPa 195100 psi
Yield strength (@ strain 0.200%) 1275 MPa 184900 psi
Elongation at break (in 50 mm) 1% 1%
Hardness, Brinell (estimated from Rockwell C for 3000 kg load, 10 mm ball Brinell measurement) 334 334
Hardness, Knoop (converted from Rockwell C ) 363 363
Hardness, Rockwell C 36 36
Hardness, Vickers (estimated from Rockwell C) 349 349

Thermal Properties

The thermal properties of Hiperco alloy 50™ are displayed in the following table.

Properties Metric Imperial
Thermal expansion co-efficient (@ 25-200°C/77-392°F) 9.50 µm/m°C 5.28 µin/in°F
Thermal conductivity 29.8 W/mK 207 BTU in/hr.ft².°F

HIPERCO 50 Available Forms:

  • Strip/ Coil, Sheet
  • Rod/ Bar — 0.510" through 5.0"

Specifications of HIPERCO 50

ASTM A-801, MIL-A-47182, MIL-S-1907, MIL-S-1949A, AMS A-47182

Applications of HIPERCO 50

  • Transducers
  • Motor laminations
  • Transformer
  • Poles and cores
  • Head laminations

Packaging of HIPERCO 50

Our HIPERCO 50 is carefully handled to minimize damage during storage and transportation and to preserve the quality of the product in its original condition.

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