Products & specifications

Low Carbon FerroChrome

When higher Chromium content is needed without raising the carbon level, our Low Carbon Ferrochrome-powder is profitable used in the mixture. Our Low Carbon Ferro Chrome contains carbon from 0,02% to 0,10% and are mainly from Russia, where the purest chromite is found. It´s used for production of welding- and stick electrodes for example.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Chrome (Cr) min 73% 71% 70% 70% 70% 69% <1,700mm (12 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,02% 0,03% 0,04% 0,05% 0,06% 0,10% <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Silicon (Si) max 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Phosphorus (P) max 0,03% 0,03% 0,03% 0,03% 0,03% 0,03% <0,250 mm (60 mesh)
Sulphur (S) max 0,01% 0,01% 0,01% 0,01% 0,01% 0,01% <0,180 mm (80 mesh)

High Carbon Ferrochrome

High Carbon Ferrochrome in Powder is foremost used in the hardfacing industry where you need high amounts of carbides. Our High Carbon Ferrochrome are from Russia and Kazakhstan, where the purest chromite is found. It’s used for production of Wear Resistant Plates, Hardfacing Electrodes and Hardfacing Flux Cored Wires. Products where high resistance to impact and abrasion is required.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Chrome (Cr) min 60 - 65% 67% 68% 68% 68% 68% <1,700mm (12 mesh)
Carbon (C) 7-8% 4-6% 7,8-8,2% 8,4-8,6% 8,8-9,2% 9,0-11% 0,400mm (40 mesch)
Silicon (Si) max 2,5% 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% 1,00% <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Phosphorus (P) max 0,04% 0,040% 0,030% 0,03% 0,025% 0,025% <0,250 mm (60 mesh)
Sulphur (S) max 0,04% 0,30% 0,30% 0,30% 0,30% 0,30% <0,180 mm (80 mesh)

Chromium metal

Chromium Metal can be used to control the chromium content in the mixture without affecting any other elements. Our Chromium Metal are mainly from Russia with a chromium content of min 99%.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Chrome (Cr) min 99% <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,02 % <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Silicon (Si) max 0,20 % <0,250 mm (60 mesh)
Aluminium (Al) max 0,30 %       <0,200 mm (75 mesh)
Phosphorus (P) max 0,01 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,02 %      

Ferro Silicon

Ferro Silicon is a good deoxidizing element and silicon will increase the strength and hardness of the weld. In arc welding, ferrosilicon can be found in electrode coatings.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Silicon (Si) min 42-48% 74-78%       <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,15 % 0,10 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Aluminium (Al) max 1,5% 1,50%      
Phosphorus (P) max 0,05 % 0,05 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,02 % 0,04 %      

Nitrated Ferrochrome

The nitrogen in Nitrated Ferrochrome can partly be used as a substitute for Nickel to make the steel more austenitic.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Chrome (Cr) min 60%       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,10 %      
Silicon (Si) max 1,0 %      
Nitrogen (N) max 9-11%      
Phosphorus (P) max 0,03 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,01 %      

Ferro Molybdenum

To increase the corrosion resistance Ferro Molybdenum makes a strong contribution. The hardening properties in Ferro Molybdenum makes steel extremely strong even in high temperatures.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Molybdenum (Mo) min 60 % 68 %       <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,05 % 0,05 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Silicon (Si) max 1,5 % 1,5 %      
Copper (Cu) max 0,50 % 0,50 %      
Phosphorus (P) max 0,05 % 0,05 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,10 % 0,10 %      

Ferrovanadium

When Ferrovanadium is added, it helps avoiding corrosion and it will increase the tensile strength. Ferrovanadium will also help to get stability against alkalis and acids. It is used in the production of casting and welding electrodes.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Vanadium (V) 78-82%       <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,30 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Silicon (Si) max 1,50 %       <0,250 mm (60 mesh)
Aluminium (Al) max 1,50 %       <0,200 mm (75 mesh)
Phosphorus (P) max 0,05 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,05 %      

Ferroniobium

Ferroniobium helps to increase resistance during high temperatures and prevents corrosion, oxidation and erosion. It also makes the steel weldable and much stronger.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Niobium (Nb) 65-70%       <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Tantalium (Ta) max 1 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,15 %      
Silicon (Si) max 3,00 %      
Aluminium (Al) max 2,00 %      
Phosphorus (P) max 0,20 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,15 %      

Ferromanganese

Ferromanganese is an excellent deoxidizer and desulfurizer. Manganese helps to increase the steel’s hardenability and it prevents deformation during hardening. Ferromanganese are used in manufacturing of welding- and stick electrodes.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Manganese (Mn) 75 % 78 %       <0,400mm (40 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 6-8% 1,5 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Silicon (Si) max 1,50 % 1,0 %      
Phosphorus (P) max 0,20 % 0,20 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,03 % 0,03 %      

Ferroboron

When it comes to enhance hardness in steel Ferroboron can play an important part. Boron steels are used as high-quality, heat-treatable constructional steels.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Boron (B) 17 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Aluminium (Al) max 1,00 %      
Silicon (Si) max 1,00 %      
Carbon (C) max 0,50 %      
Phosphorus (P) max 0,05 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,01 %      

Cobalt metal

When resistance to heat and oxidation is important, like in the aircraft and aerospace industries, cobalt metal will do the job excellent. It resists stress from pressure and vibration.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Cobalt (Co) 99,8 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Nickel (Ni) max 0,02 %      
Carbon (C) max 0,1 %      
Iron (Fe) max 0,0035 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,035 %      
Copper (Cu) max 0,0015 %      
Zink (Zn) max 0,0015 %      

Nickel metal

The benefit with nickel metal is resistance to high temperature oxidation and creep resistance. Nickel metal is a tough fighter in aggressive corrosive environments and also powerful during lower temperatures.

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Nickel (Ni) 99,8 %       <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Cobalt (Co) max 0,15 %      
Copper (Cu) max 0,02 %      
Carbon (C) max 0,02 %      
Sulphur (S) max 0,03 %      
Iron (Fe) max 0,01 %      

Manganese metal

Element Content Standard powder sizes
Manganese (Mn) min 99,5 % <0,300 mm (50 mesh)
Carbon (C) max 0,04 %
Phosphorus (P) max 0,005 %
Sulphur (S) max 0,05 %
Fe+Se+Si max 0,2 %

Precision premix

MPT Sweden has extensive experience in producing metal powders for the welding industry. We are more than used to customizing our solutions accor-ding to our customers’ requirements and now it’s time to take our service to the next level. We’ve invested in a new and unique design of automatic mixing station. Premixed metal powder not only saves you both time and money, it makes your processes simpler.

With high capacity and quality, we offer mixing between different:

  • Ferro Alloys
  • Metals
  • Fractions