HyMu 80

HyMu 80 is a nickel-iron alloy, ideal for parts that are used to shield against magnetic fields. It possesses maximum electromagnetic permeability and minimum hysteresis loss. HyMu 80 is ductile and requires heat treating.

HyMu 80 has a machining cost factor of 10.0 when compared to steel 12L14. It can be readily welded, formed, and cold worked. HyMu 80 can be annealed by heat treatment.

Industries & Applications

  • Electrical components
  • MRI equipment

HyMu 80 Characteristics

TEMPER

Yield Strength

Ultimate Tensile Strength

Modulus of Elasticity

Brinell Hardness (500kg/10mm)

N/A

38

98

32,000

85

Special Alloy Cost Comparison

Type General Characteristics Alloy Common Applications Tolerances for a 1/2" Dia. Bar Material Cost Factor Machining Cost Factor
Special Alloy
Maximum electromagnetic permeability and minimum hysteresis loss
Hymu 80
Electrical components
MRI equipment
    +
.002
32.3 10

Common Material Cost Comparison

Type General Characteristics Alloy Common Applications Tolerances for a 1/2" Dia. Bar Material Cost Factor Machining Cost Factor
Steel
Designed for excellent machinability. Case hard only
12L14
Endless commercial products; probably more pounds used in turned products than any other bar stock
Cold drawn
0
1 1
Stainless Steel
Designed for machining, non-magnetic
303
Electronic hardware, automotive, aerospace, medical instruments, and many applications requiring corrosion resistance
Cold finished
+/- .002
1.9 2.7
Brass
Strength, corrosion and wear resistance, and excellent machinability
C35300
Well suited for parts with knurling or threading
+0015 3.5 .07
Aluminum
Designed for machining
2011
Electronic hardware, endless commercial products
Cold finish
+/-.0015
3.8 .6
Titanium
High strength, light weight, good bio-compatibility
Ti-6Al-4VEli
Medical implants
Ground & polished
+/-.002
30.2 6

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