FDA Statement on HPA Cobalt 6B for use in food processing equipment

Posted by Jeff Kirchner on Mar 19, 2020 5:29:33 PM

Found this gem (see FDA letter below) in a pile of paper materials to be shredded. It is important to note that reducing metal contamination to food is an important goal.
Nobody wants steel shavings in their cornflakes!

Read More

Topics: cobalt 6B, stellite 6b

Cobalt Alloy 6B, AKA HS-6B, STELLITE 6B

Posted by Jeff Kirchner on Oct 25, 2018 10:54:54 AM

Did you know that we make our own 6B now?

DFARS: Melted in the USA, forged and finished in Tipton Indiana.

Read More

Topics: cobalt 6B, self mated galling and wear resistance, stellite 6b, buying stellite

Download 6B Datasheet

Posted by Jeff Kirchner on Nov 13, 2017 5:37:22 PM

AMS 5894

Wear Resistant (Co-Cr-W)

Cobalt 6B is a cobalt based chromium, tungsten alloy for wear environments where seizing, galling and abrasion are present. 6B is resistant to seizing and galling and with its low coefficient of friction, allows sliding contact with other metals without damage by metal pick up in many cases. Seizing and galling can be minimized in applications without lubrication or where lubrication is impractical. Metal seizing is similar to one metal piece building heat against another and they become "welded" together. Galling is when these "weld" areas break off and form an abrasive debris which creates additional abrasion problems.

Read More

Topics: cobalt 6B, ams 5894, CoCrW alloy, stellite 6b

Content not found

Subscribe Here!

Recent Posts

Posts by Tag

See all