Category: Nickel

Nickel is an important metal added to 300-series stainless to provide better corrosion resistance, greater strength in high and low temperatures, as well as increased toughness in low temperature. Nickel lowers the effects of work hardening, thus reducing traces of magnetism caused by cold forming and making material flow more freely in manufacturing. These materials are often used in gas turbines and chemical plants because it is capable of withstanding harsh and corrosive environments.

Nitinol – Amazing Shape Memory Alloy

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Nitinol – Amazing Shape Memory Alloy When it comes to the shape memory alloy, many people have heard of its name. No matter how it deforms, after being heated to a certain temperature, it can magically change back to its original shape. So far, there are dozens of types of shape memory alloys that have been […]

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Tungsten Nickel Copper Alloy Properties & Applications

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Tungsten Nickel Copper Alloy Properties & Applications Tungsten nickel copper alloy (W-Ni-Cu alloy) refers to an important group of tungsten-based heavy alloys. It is an alloy in which nickel and copper are added to tungsten and other metal elements are added on this basis. In general, nickel accounts for 6% of the alloy, and copper accounts for 4% of […]

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6 Interesting Facts About Nickel

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6 Interesting Facts About Nickel Nickel is a silver-white transition metal with element symbol Ni, a relative atomic mass of 58.69, a density of 8.9g / cm³, a melting point of 1455 ° C, and a boiling point of 2730 ° C. Nickel has good ductility, magnetic and corrosion resistance. Beyond the basics above, what else […]

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5 Important Uses of Nickel

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5 Important Uses of Nickel Nickel is a silver-white metal with element symbol Ni and a relative atomic mass of 58.69. Nickel has a density of 8.9g / cm³, a melting point of 1455 ° C, and a boiling point of 2730 ° C. Because nickel is hard, has good ductility, magnetic and corrosion resistance, and can […]

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An Overview of Nickel-titanium Alloy

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An Overview of Nickel-titanium Alloy Nickel-titanium alloy, also known as nitinol, is a binary alloy made up of nickel and titanium, these two elements are roughly equal in the atomic percentage (Nitinol 55 and Nitinol 60 are very common). There are two different crystal structures in nickel-titanium alloy due to the change of temperature and […]

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Which Metals are Nickel Free?

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Which Metals are Nickel Free? In 1751, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, working at Stockholm, investigated a new mineral – now called nickeline (NiAs) – which came from a mine at Los, Hälsingland, Sweden. He thought it might contain copper but what he extracted was a new metal which he announced and named nickel in 1754. Many […]

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