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Monel Forged Fittings

Monel Forged Fittings Specification

What are Monel Forged Fittings?

These components use an alloy of copper and nickel. They get highly sought after for applications demanding corrosion resistance and tolerance for severe temperatures. Monel forged fittings also comprise iron, manganese, aluminium, and titanium

Monel K500 Forged elbow and alloy 400 threaded tee supplier in India

What are the types of Monel Forged Fittings?

Manufacturers produce these components in different types per customer needs, like tees and elbows. For instance, clients can order an Alloy 400 threaded elbow to connect piping in chemical and hydrocarbon processing industries. A durable and high-strength ASME SB564 union effectively connects/disconnects pipes.


Specification of monel forged fittings

Specifications Size Class
ASTM B564 / ASME SB564 1/8" - 4" NB 2000 LBS, 6000 LBS, 9000 LBS, 3000 LBS
Bending radius Surface finish Types
R=1D, 3D, 2D, 6D, 5D, 10D, 8D Polished Forged fittings, threaded fittings, socket weld fittings, coupling, union

Manifest Alloys offer UNS N04400 forged tee in Mumbai, and we have the largest inventory. Browse the benefits of using alloy 400 Threaded Elbow with us.

What are the benefits of using Monel Forged Fittings in industrial applications?

Mechanical strength, corrosion resistance, and temperature tolerance make these fittings coveted by several industries, including marine engineering, heat exchangers, and chemical processing. This material resists harsh agents like seawater and some organic acids and operates from cryogenic to temperatures up to 700°F.

Types of monel socket weld fittings


Alloy 400 threaded tee

Alloy 400 threaded tee

UNS No. N04400 forged fitting

UNS No N04400 forged fitting

Monel 400 Threaded Elbow

Monel 400 Threaded Elbow

Monel K500 Forged Tees

Monel K500 Forged Tees

Check out the manufacturing process of DIN 2.4360 Forged Fittings and ANSI B16.11 threaded tees with us.

What is the manufacturing process for alloy 400 threaded tee? How does it impact quality and durability?

These fittings get forged between 1200ºF and 2150ºF. a alloy 400 threaded tee can get hardened by cold treatment. Manufacturing at lower temperatures lends better mechanical properties. This material is ductile and weldable, and thereby easy to mould into different designs, like a UNS N04400 end cap.

Chemical composition of monel threaded fittings


Grade Mn Ni C S Cu Fe Si
Monel 400 2.0 max 63.0 min 0.3 max 0.02 max 28.0 – 34.0 1.0 – 2.5 0.5 max
Monel K500 1.5 max 63.00 min 0.25 max 0.010 max 27.00-33.00 0.5-2 0.5 max
With Manifest Alloys view the performance of various grades of UNS N04400 end cap and ASME SB564 union

What are the different grades of Monel Forged Fittings? How do they differ in terms of composition and performance?

One of the most widely used grades is Monel 400, comprising 27-33% copper and 63% nickel. Monel K500 forged tees, with two outlets at 90 degrees and enhanced mechanical strength, contain aluminium (2.3-3.15%), titanium (0.6-1.0%), and slightly more copper at 28-34%. Another grade, often used in chemical and marine industries, is Monel R-405. It has high sulfur content for improved machinability. Monel 401 and 404 have higher copper content (45% or more) and get used in electrical and electronic applications.

Mechanical properties of alloy 400 socket weld fitting


Element Yield strength (0.2%Offset) Density Elongation Tensile strength Melting point
Monel 400 Psi-35000,MPa-240 8.8g/cm3 40% Psi–80000,MPa–550 1350°C(2460°F)
Monel K500 Psi-115000, MPa-790 8.44g/cm3 20% Psi-160000, MPa-1100 1350°C(2460°F)
We are the top seven supplier of DIN 2.4360 stub ends, so please check the standards and specifications of and K500 Socket Weld fitting with us.

What standards and specifications govern the design and manufacture of Monel Forged Fittings? Why are they important?

The typical specification for these fittings is ASTM B564/ASME SB564 or ASME 16.11. Manufacturers produce DIN 2.4360 forged fittings in sizes of 1/8” to 4”. Adhering to standards ensures compatibility and quality standards for critical industries. For instance, an ANSI B16.11 threaded tee combines or splits flow in petrochemicals, refineries, etc. It guarantees close dimensional tolerance in an ASTM B564 threaded tee. Some mills provide surface finishes, like sand brushing and bright, anti-rust polish.

Equivalent grade of UNS N04400 forged fitting


STANDARD UNS EN GOST AFNOR BS WERKSTOFF NR. JIS
Monel 400 N04400 NiCu30Fe МНЖМц 28-2,5-1,5 NU-30M NA 13 2.4360 NW 4400
Monel K500 N05500 - - - - 2.4375 -

Applications of monel forged fittings


  • → Chemical Industry
  • → Power Transmission industry
  • → Petrochemical industry
  • → Dairy / food processing
  • → Energy industries
  • → Marine
  • → Power plants
  • → Water waste projects
  • → Fluid piping
  • → Heat exchanger
  • → Synthetic fiber
  • → Pharmaceutical processing industry

Frequently asked questions


1. What is the standard for forged fittings?

→ ASME B16. 11

2. What is the pressure rating for forged fittings?

→ 3,000 psi and 600 psi

3. How are forged steel fittings made?

→ Using a forging process