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November 16, 2010 - Consisting of 45% Nickel, with a balance of Iron, Radiometal 4550 Soft Magnetic Alloy is used in manufacture of relays that need to respond to very weak currents. It also suits transformers, chokes, and special motors where properties of silicon-iron alloys do not provide required magnetic performance. Rod as well as Hard rolled or Annealed Strip/Coil variations are available in various thicknesses and diameters/widths.

Ed Fagan Inc. Announces the Addition of Radiometal 4550 to the Company's Stock of Special Purpose Metals and Alloys

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Ed Fagan, Inc.
769 Susquehanna Ave.
Franklin Lakes, NJ, 07417

Press release date: November 10, 2010

Radiometal 4550 Soft Magnetic Alloy Is Used in the Manufacture of Sensitive Relays, Transformers, Chokes, and Specialty Motors Where the Properties of Silicon-Iron Alloys Do not Provide the Required Magnetic Performance.

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. -- Ed Fagan inc. has announced the addition of Radiometal 4550 to the company's line of soft magnetic alloys. Radiometal 4550 is a Soft Magnetic Alloy consisting of 45% Nickel, with a balance of Iron and has excellent permeability with high saturation flux density. Radiometal 4550 is used in the manufacture of sensitive relays that need to respond to very weak currents. Radiometal 4550 is also widely used in transformers, chokes and special motors where the properties of silicon-iron alloys do not provide the required magnetic performance.

Ed Fagan Inc. now stocks Radiometal 4550 in Rod and Strip/Coil. Rod is available in diameters of 0.5", 0.625", 0.75", 1.0", 1.57", 2.0", and can be cut to the required length (oversize bars are available upon request). Hard rolled Strip/Coil is available in. 015" thickness x 9.8425" width as Inlac coated or as uncoated material. Annealed Strip/Coil is available in .015" thickness x 9.8425" width. Radiometal 4550 hard rolled or annealed Strip/Coil can be slit to the required width. Radiometal is a trademark of Carpenter Technology Corp., Reading PA. Additional Radiometal 4550 information may be found at

Ed Fagan Inc. has supplied specialty metals and alloys such as glass-to-metal sealing, controlled expansion, electrical/electronic, refractory, and soft magnetic (non permanent magnetic) metals and alloys; and other hard-to-find materials in various forms including sheet, plate, rod, bar, coil, and foil since 1965 to the Aerospace/Aviation, Defense, Electronics, Magnetic, Medical, Lighting, Optical, Telecommunications, Ceramics, Heat Treating, and other high-technology industries.

CONTACT: Ed Fagan, +1-201-891-4003
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