Corrosion Resistant Alloys

NAS 224N

  • JIS
  • UNSS32050
  • DIN/EN

NAS 224N (UNS S32050) is a high corrosion resistant austenitic stainless steel with a high nickel, high chromium, high molybdenum alloy design, and provides excellent corrosion resistance in severe corrosion environments such as high temperature seawater. Depending on the environment, this stainless steel offers high economy combined with corrosion resistance comparable to that of Nickel alloy and pure titanium. Nippon Yakin supplies NAS 224N in plate, sheet and strip forms.

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Chemical Composition 23Cr-22Ni-6Mo-0.25N
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Workability Cold and hot workability of NAS 224N is basically the same as that of Type 304, 316, and other standard austenitic stainless steels. However, the fact that this is a high strength material must be considered in both cold and hot working.
Weldability Welding is possible by shielded metal arc welding, TIG welding, and plasma welding, in the same manner as with standard austenitic stainless steels. Alloy 276 welding consumables should be used. Preheating and post-heating are not required.
Machinability As a distinctive feature of high Ni stainless steels, machining is difficult in comparison with standard austenitic stainless steels, but is easier than with Ni-based alloys. Cemented carbide cutting tools should be used if possible. Use of a slower feed rate in combination with greater cutting depth is recommended.
Heat Treatment Solution annealing of NAS 224N should be performed at 1150℃ and higher followed by being quenched in water or rapidly cooled by other means. (Conditions provided in ASTM A480/A480M)
Pickling A mixed acid of nitric acid and hydrofluoric acid is used in pickling. Descaling is somewhat more difficult than with Type 304, corresponding to the higher corrosion resistance of NAS 224N. Before pickling, brief immersion in an alkaline solution, and if possible, shot blasting, is extremely effective for improving descaling.
Applications •Seawater environments: Seawater desalination systems, seawater heat exchangers, condenser tubes
•High concentration chloride ion environments: Pulp and paper plant, various types of bleaching systems