Octanium nib

Per a Parker brochure introducing this nib material on the Parker 51 model, Octanium is an alloy composed of eight different metals, each chosen for certain attributes:

Strength and hardness:

40% Cobalt

15% Nickel

20% Chromium

High resilience:

7% Molybdenum

2% Manganese

15% Iron (approximately)

Additional strength against all stresses and climatic conditions:

0.04% Beryllium

0.15% Carbon