nickel steel


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nickel steel

[′nik·əl ′stēl]
(metallurgy)
Carbon steel containing up to 9% nickel as a major alloying element.

nickel steel

Steel containing 3 to 5% nickel and 0.2 to 0.5% carbon; the nickel increases the strength and the elastic limit of the alloy; has better properties (such as greater strength, more ductility, and higher corrosion resistance) than carbon steel.
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It was also used for the positive electrode in the Edison storage battery Nickel steel was used to manufacture axles, crankshafts, springs, drive chains, and other vehicle parts where strength, ductability, and durability were needed.
The four new electrodes include Excalibur 7018-A1 MR--for all-position welding of 0.50% molybdenum low alloy steels; 8018-C1 MR--ideal moisture resistance; 8018-C3 MR--all-position electrode for fabrication or repair of 1.0% nickel steels; and 9018M MR--for use on high-strength steels.