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CINDAS Training Materials: HPAD

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High Performance Alloys Database, HPAD

Reliable source of detailed data on corrosion testing and joining.

Content in HPAD

The High Performance Alloy Databases  (HPAD) provides critical information for the oil and gas, chemical processing, power generation, and transportation industries with detailed data on corrosion, performance and joining. 

  • 104 chapters with 137 alloys 
  • 13,000 datasets, 
  • 46,950 data curves
  • 9,700 PDF pages of text, tables and references
  • Interactive graphing features
  • Updated and expanded continually with carefully selected alloys.


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How to Use Graphing Tools

‚ÄčDatabase graphing features:

  • Hovering cursor will show x and y values of each data point on the graph, in the color of the graph.
  • All of the actual test data is still shown using the Show Text option.
  • Zoom feature expands the scale of the graph instantly. To zoom into the graph, click and drag a box around the data points to see in more detail. The graph will automatically adjust the axis values. This feature may be used multiple times to expand the same area of the graph. To return to the original graph, click Reset Zoom.
  • Export to printer, JPG, PNG, PDF, etc. Icons on graph display, allow user to save/export the graph to various programs.
  • Change Units feature placed next to the property and can be changed prior to viewing graph.
  • Expanded HELP section to explain new features.
  • Question marks (?) for immediate help with material and curve selection instructions.

Sample pages

Examples of technical data included within each alloy's PDF chapter: