Mid Month Bulletin No.82
15 February 2013

PWL#114B - Bulletin_82 Cobalt Welding Resources, Cobalt metal, Cobalt alloys, Metallurgical Welding Considerations, Cobalt Hardfacing Alloy, Specialty Handbook, the Technology Enabling Metal, Uses and applications, High Temperatures Alloys, Fabrication, Wrought Wear-Resistant Alloys, cast cobalt alloys, Oxidation and exhaust gas corrosion and much more...

Mid February Bulletin 82

Cobalt Welding Resources

This Bulletin_82 provides Online Resources to Welding Cobalt.

Cobalt Welding was introduced in our page on Welding Cobalt.

Here, in this Bulletin_82 we present online resources on this application.

It is much needed in different industries because of special material properties.

The purpose of this Bulletin_82 on Cobalt-Welding is to make available to our interested readers, diversified information Resources.

It is likely to provide ideas on problems solutions and possible new applications.

Some of the published Online Resources referred here can be downloaded at no cost.

To benefit from the information made available, there are no shortcuts: one should dedicate to learning the necessary time.

The references published in this Bulletin_82 Cobalt-Welding are selected to provide useful knowledge to our readers.

Some of the sources are commercial companies, presenting their services or goods together with technical advice.

No endorsement or recommendations of such offers is intended.

Readers should check if such information meets their purposes and needs.

The addresses reported hereafter in this Bulletin_82 on Cobalt-Welding Resources were live and correct at the time of their publication.

There is no guarantee that they will always be so, because they are administered by the sources themselves and are under their control.

Note: References to articles or other documents are given here in one of two forms. If the links are "live" (usually underlined or otherwise highlighted) they are operated with a click of the mouse.

If they are URL's (Uniform Resource Locator), which is the analogue of an address, they begin with "http://..." or "www".

These are not live and must be copied and pasted entirely into the browser (after having selected them with the mouse or otherwise).

If they are long they may be displayed in two or more lines. In that case one has to care that the URL be copied completely in a single line without any space, and Enter.

If the information is important to you, you may save the selected pages in a suitable folder on your Computer for easy reference.

You are welcome to forward this Bulletin_82 Cobalt-Welding  Resources page to those of your friends who may profit of this information.


Welding Cobalt
Welding Cobalt.

Metal Profile: Cobalt

Cobalt and Cobalt Alloys

Special Metallurgical Welding Considerations for Nickel and Cobalt Alloys and Superalloys
From ASM Handbook Volume 6, Welding, Brazing, and Soldering
(ASM International)
Published: 1993 - Pages: 575-579 (5 pages)
Document Download: Price $30.00 - Member Price $24.00

TRIBALOY T-400C: Cobalt Hardfacing Alloy (2 pages)
From: Alloy Digest, Cobalt Collection (ASM International)
Published: Oct 2006
Document Download: Price $20.00 - Member Price $16.00

Cast Cobalt Alloys (2 pages)
From: ASM Handbook Volume 16, Machining (ASM International)
Published: 1990 - Pages 69-70 (2 pages)
Document Download - Price $30.00 - Member Price $24.00

ASM Specialty Handbook: Nickel, Cobalt, and Their Alloys (442 pages)
Publisher: ASM International, 2000
Hardcover: Price $299.00 - Member Price $225.00

Cobalt – the Technology Enabling Metal

Cobalt Facts - Download the following Ten Brochures:

  • History
  • Properties and Main Uses
  • Cobalt in Metallurgical Uses
  • Magnetic Alloys
  • Cobalt in Chemicals
  • Cobalt in Cemented Carbides
  • Cobalt in Electronics
  • Cobalt Health and Environment
  • Cobalt Supply and Demand
  • Cobalt Supply Chain - Conflict Minerals

The following books:

  • Cobalt in Superalloys
  • Cobalt in Chemicals
  • Cobalt in Catalysts
  • Cobalt in Electronic Technology
  • Cobalt in Batteries
  • Cobalt in Medicine, Agriculture & the environment

can be purchased from:

HIGH-TEMPERATURE ALLOY - Technical Papers (5 pages)
(The following technical papers and product literature are available from haynesintl.com).

Browse through the Online Literature, available from HAYNES, and download

Haynes® 188 Alloy (16 pages)

Fabrication of HAYNES® AND HASTELLOY® Solid-solution-strengthened High-Temperature alloys (58 pages)

Hardfacing Alloys (15 pages)

Power Generation (8 pages)

Wrought Wear-Resistant Alloys - Stellite® 6B - Stellite® 6K
(12 pages)

Refinery and FCCU (Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit) Applications (8 pages)

The following Deloro Stellite Technical Datasheets on

  • Stellite 1 - Stellite 3 - Stellite 4 - Stellite 6
  • Stellite 12 - Stellite 21 - Stellite 25 - Stellite 31
  • Stellite 156 - Stellite 190
can be downloaded from

Cobalt Alloys; Powder, Wire, Rod, Electrodes
Sorry! The link was removed by the source

Cobalt and its compounds

List of cobalt base cladding cored wires

Cobalt Based Alloys

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Cobalt Metal, Dust, and Fume


Cobalt Chrome

ASTM F799-11
Standard Specification for Cobalt-28Chromium-6Molybdenum Alloy Forgings for Surgical Implants
(UNS R31537, R31538, R31539)

Cobalt Alloy, Corrosion and Heat-Resistant, Welding Wire, 39Co - 22Cr - 22Ni - 14.5W - 0.07La
SAE AMS5801 Rev. F

Cobalt Alloy, Corrosion and Heat-Resistant, Welding Wire 54Co - 25.5Cr - 10.5Ni - 7.5W
SAE AMS5789 Rev. D

Cobalt Alloy, Corrosion and Heat-Resistant, Welding Wire, 52Co - 20Cr - 10Ni - 15W
SAE AMS5796, revision A

Cobalt alloy metal powder

MP35N Alloy - Data Sheet

Cobalt Base - A selection guide to common vacuum melted alloys.

Room and high temperature wear behaviors of nickel and cobalt base weld overlay coatings on hot forging dies

A Review paper on hardfacing processes and materials (4 pages)

Oxidation and exhaust gas corrosion resistance of the cobalt base clad layers (9 pages)


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