Nickel Alloy 200
Principal Design Features: Commercially pure (99%) wrought nickel, basically unalloyed but containing minor amounts of other elements usually totaling less than 1%.
Applications: Electronic parts, resistance to corrosion applications such as handling alkaline solutions and foods.
Machinability: Commercially pure nickel is soft and “gummy” to machine. However it can be machined with standard tooling. High-speed-steel tools work better than carbide tooling and it is important to maintain a high positive rake angle on cutting tools.
Welding: All of the conventional welding and joining methods work with nickel. In particular the shielded metal-arc, gas tungsten-arc and gas metal-arc welding methods are recommended. Use nickel filler wire or electrodes.
Forming: Nickel is readily formed by all of the conventional means. It behaves in a similar fashion to plain carbon steel, except that more power is required to form nickel.
Nickel Alloy 200 Chemistry Data
Nickel Alloy 200 Physical Data
|Density (lb / cu. in.)||0.321|
|Specific Heat (Btu/lb/Deg F - [32-212 Deg F])||0.109|
|Electrical Resistivity (microhm-cm (at 68 Deg F))||76|
|Melting Point (Deg F)||2625|
|Mean Coeff Thermal Expansion||7.4|
|Modulus of Elasticity Tension||29.7|
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