Advanced Powder Technology (APT)

Astro Alloys offers APT powders from Praxair,  which are also known as Advanced Powder Technology.  This line of APT carbide material offers chemical homogeneity, a balance of wear and corrosion and improved deposit efficiency.  These materials are commonly used as a hard chrome plating alternative for bearings, seals, and paper mill rolls.

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APT Powders

POWDER NAME & COMPOSITION

CHEMISTRY & SIZE

CHARACTERISTICS

SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS)

CRC-410

CrC-30NiCr

(Activated)

 

Ni 8.0

C 4.0

Cr balance

-53 µm/+16 µm

  •  Atomized, fully alloyed CrC-NiCr powder
  • Improved DE and stress properties over traditional blended CrC-NiCr
  • Excellent for high-temperature cavitation, abrasion and sliding wear
  • Good hot gas and corrosion resistance
  • Useful up to 1600°F / 871°C

CRC-410 (132KB)

CRC-410-1

CrC-30NiCr

(Activated)

 

Ni 8.0

C 4.0

Cr balance

-45 µm/+11 µm

  • Atomized, fully alloyed CrC-NiCr powder
  • Improved DE and stress properties over traditional blended CrC-NiCr
  • Excellent for high-temperature cavitation, abrasion and sliding wear
  • Good hot gas and corrosion resistance
  • Useful up to 1600°F / 871°C

CRC-410-1 (132KB)

CRC-425

CrC-40NiCr

(Activated)

 

Ni 21.5

C 3.4

Cr balance

-53 µm/+16 µm

  • Atomized CrC-Ni-Cr powder similar to CRC-410
  • Improved ductility and better toughness
  • Slightly lower hardness

CRC-425 (132KB)

W-121

WC-36Cr-20Co

(Activated)

 

 

Cr 34.0

Co 20.0

C 4.0

W balance

-45 µm/+16 µm

  • Atomized WC-CoCr powder
  • Excellent DE (55-65%), flow -and spray-ability
  • Candidate for hard chrome replacement
  • Good sliding wear and mating properties

W-121 (133KB)

W-121-1

WC-36Cr-20Co

(Activated)

 

 

Cr 34.0

Co 20.0

C 4.0

W balance

-53 µm/+22 µm

  • Atomized WC-CoCr powder
  • Excellent DE (55-65%), flow- and spray-ability
  • Candidate for hard chrome replacement
  • Good sliding wear and mating properties

W-121-1 (133KB)

W-124

WC-48Cr-12Co

(Activated)

 

 

Cr 48.0

Co 12.0

C 4.0

W balance

-45 µm/+16 µm

  • Atomized WC-CoCr powder
  • Designed as a superior alternative to traditional WC alloys
  • Good toughness and corrosion resistance
  • Excellent DE (55-65%), flow- and spray-ability
  • Superior wear resistant properties
  • Candidate for hard chrome replacement

W-124 (133KB)

W-129

WC-45Cr-18Ni

(Activated)

 

 

Cr 43.5

Ni 18.0

C 3.5

W balance

-45 µm/+16 µm

  •  Atomized WC NiCr powder
  • Excellent DE (55-65%), flow and spray-ability
  • Candidate for hard chrome replacement
  • Good sliding wear and mating properties

W-129 (134KB)

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