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Nickel 200 Alloy Wire

Nickel 200*

Available in any of the 'profile options'

Nickel 200 is commercially pure and has good mechanical properties and excellent corrosion resistance to alkalis i.e. Sodium hydroxide. It also has good electrical, thermal and magneto-strictive properties.

Chemical Composition Specifications Designations Key Features Typical Applications
Element Min % Max %
Ni 99.0 -
Cu - 0.25
Fe - 0.40
C - 0.15
Si - 0.35
Mn - 0.35
Mg - 0.20
Ti - 0.10
S - 0.01
Co - 2.00
ASTM B160
ASTM B162
BS 3075 NA11
BS 3076 NA11
W.NR 2.4060
W.NR 2.4066
UNS N02200
AWS 070
Commercially pure nickel.
Resistant to various reducing chemicals & caustic alkalies.
Good magnetostrictive properties.
High electrical and thermal conductivity.
Good ductility and low work hardening rate.
Good weldability and solderability.
Electronic components.
Electrical components.
Lead in wires for heating elements.
Battery connections/terminals.
Chemical processing.
Aerospace components..
Food processing.
Synthetic fibre processing.
Density 8.89 g/cm³ 0.321 lb/in³
Melting Point 1446°C 2635°F
Coefficient of Expansion 13.3 μm/m °C (20 - 100°C) 7.4 x 10-6 in/in °F (70 - 212°F)
Modulus of Rigidity 81 kN/mm² 11748 ksi
Modulus of Elasticity 204 kN/mm² 29588 ksi
Electrical Resistivity
9.6 μΩ • cm 58 ohm • circ mil/ft
Thermal Conductivity
70.2 W/m • °C 487 btu • in/ft2 • h • °F
Properties
Condition Approx. tensile strength Approx. operating temperature
N/mm² ksi
Annealed 400 - 500 58 - 73 Tensile strength and elongation drop significantly at temperatures above
315°C (600°F). Service temperature is dependent on environment, load and size range.
Hard Drawn 700 - 900 102 - 131

The above tensile strength ranges are typical. If you require different please ask.

*Trade name of Special Metals Group of Companies

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