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MAGNETIC MATERIALS

Metglas® Magnetic Materials produced on our proprietary high-speed casting process are used in many specialized applications. Industries have discovered that the unique magnetic properties found in Metglas® Magnetic Materials make them an ideal solution for a wide range of applications from distribution transformers, magnetic anti-theft tags, motors, high frequency inductors and more. Components made from Metglas® help companies worldwide reduce operating costs, strengthen energy conversation efforts and increase application efficiency

METGLAS® Magnetic 2605SA1 & 2605HB1M Alloy

(Material) iron-based; extremely low core loss

APPLICATIONS:
  • Distribution, commercial and industrial transformers
  • Motors
  • High frequency inductors
  • Current transformers
  • Devices requiring high permeability and low loss at low frequencies
BENEFITS:
  • Extremely low core loss
    • 35% of the core loss of grade M3 electrical steel (core loss at 50 Hz is approximately 80% of 60 Hz values). This is for finished cores.
  • High permeability
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GENERAL PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T)   –
As Cast 1.56
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 600,000
As Cast 45,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) 27
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 130
Curie Temperature (°C) 395
Physical
Thickness (µm) 23
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 5
Maximum (mm) 213
Density (g/cm3) 7.18
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 900
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >84
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 7.6
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 510
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 150
Metglas 2605SA1 & 2605HB1M Magnetic Alloy 2605SA1_coreloss
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GENERAL PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T)   –
As Cast 1.56
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 600,000
As Cast 45,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) 27
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 130
Curie Temperature (°C) 395
Physical
Thickness (µm) 23
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 5
Maximum (mm) 213
Density (g/cm3) 7.18
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 900
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >84
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 7.6
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 510
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 150
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Metglas 2605SA1 & 2605HB1M Magnetic Alloy 2605SA1_coreloss
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METGLAS® Magnetic Alloy 2605S3A

(Material) iron-based; high permeability

APPLICATIONS:
  • Current transformers
  • Ground fault protection devices
  • High frequency cores
BENEFITS:
  • Low core loss at high frequencies (>1 kHz)
  • High operating temperature with minimal flux density reduction
  • Can be annealed for high permeability in low or high frequencies
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General Properties & Characteristics
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T) 1.41
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 35,000
As Cast >20,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) 20
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 138
Curie Temperature (°C) 358
Physical
Thickness (microns) 18
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 50
Density (g/cm3) 7.29
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 860
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 6.7
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 535
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 150
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General Properties & Characteristics
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T) 1.41
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 35,000
As Cast >20,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) 20
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 138
Curie Temperature (°C) 358
Physical
Thickness (microns) 18
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 50
Density (g/cm3) 7.29
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 860
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 6.7
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 535
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 150
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METGLAS® Magnetic Alloy 2705M

(Material) cobalt-based; near-zero magnetostriction

APPLICATIONS:
  • Flexible electromagnetic shielding
  • Magnetic sensors
  • High frequency cores
  • Magnetic Switches
BENEFITS:
  • Near-zero magnetostriction
  • High permeability and square BH loop without annealing
  • Can be annealed for square or linear permeability
  • Medium saturation induction
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General Properties & Characteristics
ELECTROMAGNETIC
Saturation Induction (T) 0.77
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
As Cast 290,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) <0.5
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 136
Curie Temperature (°C) 365
PHYSICAL
Thickness (microns) 22
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 50
Density (g/cm3)
As Cast 7.8
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 880
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 12
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 520
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 90
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General Properties & Characteristics
ELECTROMAGNETIC
Saturation Induction (T) 0.77
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
As Cast 290,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) <0.5
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 136
Curie Temperature (°C) 365
PHYSICAL
Thickness (microns) 22
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 50
Density (g/cm3)
As Cast 7.8
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 880
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 12
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 520
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 90
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METGLAS® Magnetic Alloy 2714A

(Material) cobalt-based; near-zero magnetostriction

APPLICATIONS:
  • Switch-mode power supply applications
  • Magnetic amplifiers
  • Semiconductor noise suppression cores
  • High frequency transformers
  • High sensitivity matching transformers
  • Ultra-sensitive current transformers
  • Shielding
  • Sensor applications
BENEFITS:
  • Extremely low core loss
  • Ultrahigh permeability
  • High squareness ratio – low coercive force
  • Near-zero magnetostriction
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Can be annealed for linear BH loop
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GENERAL PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T) 0.57
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 1,000,000
As Cast >80,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) <0.5
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 142
Curie Temperature (°C) 225
Physical
Thickness (microns) 15
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 50
Density (g/cm3) 7.59
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 960
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 12.7
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 550
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 90
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GENERAL PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T) 0.57
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 1,000,000
As Cast >80,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) <0.5
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 142
Curie Temperature (°C) 225
Physical
Thickness (microns) 15
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 50
Density (g/cm3) 7.59
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 960
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 12.7
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 550
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 90
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METGLAS® Magnetic Alloy 2826MB

(Material) iron nickel-based: medium saturation

APPLICATIONS:
  • Field sensors
  • Shielding applications
  • High frequency cores
  • Magnetomechanical sensors
BENEFITS:
  • Medium saturation induction
  • Lower magnetostriction
  • Higher corrosion resistance
  • Can be annealed for high permeability, rounded or square BH loop
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GENERAL PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T) 0.88
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 800,000
As Cast >50,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) 12
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 138
Curie Temperature (°C) 353
Physical
Thickness (microns) 29
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 12.7
Density (g/cm3) 7.9
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 740
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 11.7
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 410
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 125
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GENERAL PROPERTIES & CHARACTERISTICS
Electromagnetic
Saturation Induction (T) 0.88
Maximum DC Permeability (µ)
Annealed 800,000
As Cast >50,000
Saturation Magnetostriction (ppm) 12
Electrical Resistivity (µΩ-cm) 138
Curie Temperature (°C) 353
Physical
Thickness (microns) 29
Standard Available Widths 
Minimum (mm) 2.5
Maximum (mm) 12.7
Density (g/cm3) 7.9
Vicker’s Hardness (50g Load) 740
Tensile Strength (GPa) 1-2
Elastic Modulus (GPa) 100-110
Lamination Factor (%) >75
Thermal Expansion (ppm/°C) 11.7
Crystallization Temperature (°C) 410
Continuous Service Temp. (°C) 125
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