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MONEL ALLOY [1 record]

Record 1 2013-05-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Copper and Copper Alloys (Metallurgy)
DEF

Any of a group of nickel-copper alloys, first developed in 1905, containing about 66 percent nickel and 31.5 percent copper, with small amounts of iron, manganese, carbon, and silicon.

CONT

Stronger than pure nickel, Monel alloys have broad corrosion-resistance properties, including excellent resistance to rapidly flowing seawater. They also have good mechanical properties and can be fabricated readily by hot - and cold-working, machining, and welding.

OBS

Monel® is a registered trademark of the international Nickel Company.

OBS

Monel is used in the electronics industry.

Key term(s)
  • Monel

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cuivre et alliages du cuivre (Métallurgie)
DEF

Alliage de nickel et de cuivre, utilisé pour ses propriétés mécaniques très intéressantes à températures élevées et présentant une grande résistance à la corrosion de nombreux milieux.

CONT

Le Monel [...] a pour composition courante : 67 % de nickel, 28 à 30 % de cuivre, 1,5 à 3 % de fer. [...] sa tenue à la corrosion à l'air salin, aux bases et à certains acides, permet de l'utiliser dans des appareillages de vapeur surchauffée, les tubes de condenseurs, les pompes ainsi que dans les installations sanitaires ou alimentaires.

OBS

Monel® : marque déposée; du nom d'un ancien président de la Canadian Copper Company.

Spanish

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