Kanthal A-1 is a resistance alloy employed advantageously for heavily-stressed electric heating apparatus, and is particularly suitable for heating elements in industrial furnaces and ceramic kilns. Maximum operating temperature 2505 F (1375 C). This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, and tensile properties as well as creep. It also includes information on high temperature performance and corrosion resistance as well as joining. Filing Code: SS-238. Producer or source: The Kanthal Corporation.