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Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials

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ASM Handbook Committee
ASM Handbook Committee
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ASM International
Volume
2
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-162-7
Publication date:
1990
Book Chapter

Nickel and Nickel Alloys

By
W.L. Mankins
W.L. Mankins
Inco Alloys International, Inc.
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S. Lamb
S. Lamb
Inco Alloys International, Inc.
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Published:
1990
Page range:
428 - 445

Abstract

Nickel in elemental form or alloyed with other metals and materials has made significant contributions to our present-day society and promises to continue to supply materials for a demanding future. This Article provides a historical overview and physical metallurgy of nickel and nickel alloys. It lists and describes the compositions, mechanical and physical properties, and applications of commercial nickel and its alloys. The Article briefly explains the forms of corrosion resulting from the exposure of nickel alloys to aqueous environments. It provides valuable information on the commercial forms of nickel alloys, namely, nickel-copper alloys, nickel-chromium and nickel-chromium-iron series, iron-nickel-chromium alloys, controlled-expansion alloys, nickel-iron low-expansion alloys, soft magnetic alloys, and welding alloys.

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W.L. Mankins, S. Lamb, 1990. "Nickel and Nickel Alloys", Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials, ASM Handbook Committee

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