iron-nickel alloy


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iron-nickel alloy

[′ī·ərn ′nik·əl ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
An iron alloy containing 20-80% nickel; it has high permeability and low hysteresis losses at low flux densities and is more readily rolled into thin laminations than silicon steels.
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Noris Metallrecycling will deal in the collection, processing and trading of nonferrous and iron-nickel alloy scrap.
The results confirm that already in the fourth millennium BC metalworkers had mastered the smithing of meteoritic iron, an iron-nickel alloy much harder and more brittle than the more commonly worked copper.
The team's results show that in the fourth millennium BC metalworkers had already mastered the smithing of meteoritic iron, an iron-nickel alloy much harder and more brittle than the more commonly worked copper, developing techniques that went on to define the iron age.
An example of such a composite is Invar, an iron-nickel alloy with a uniquely low coefficient of thermal expansion.
While attempting to develop an inexpensive international standard for the meter, the metric unit of length, Guillaume hit upon an inexpensive iron-nickel alloy that expands very little when heated.
The ferronickel factory, also to be located in Moa, is expected to produce 68,000 tons a year of iron-nickel alloy.
This ball is surrounded by a highly dynamic outer core of a liquid iron-nickel alloy (and some other, lighter elements), a highly viscous mantle and a solid crust that forms the surface where we live.
Large tankers of stainless steel and iron-nickel alloys are used to minimize fuel consumption, reduce carbon emissions, and reduce cargo losses.
Matlosz, M, "Competitive Adsorption Effects in the Electrodeposition in Iron-Nickel Alloys.