nickel silver


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nickel silver

n.
A silvery, hard, corrosion-resistant, ductile, malleable alloy of copper, nickel, and often zinc, used in tableware and as a structural material for hospital and restaurant equipment. Also called German silver.

nickel silver

n
(Metallurgy) any of various white alloys containing copper (46–63 per cent), zinc (18–36 per cent), and nickel (6–30 per cent): used in making tableware, etc. Also called: German silver or pakthong

Ger′man sil′ver


n.
an alloy of copper, zinc, and nickel, usu. white and used for utensils and drawing instruments; nickel silver.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.nickel silver - a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickelnickel silver - a silver-white alloy containing copper and zinc and nickel
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
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Magnet diameter 8 mm for magnetic stirrer, spoon laboratory total length 170 mm, two-sided spatula with a total length of 300 mm, set of magnetic stirring elements, weight with a nominal mass of 500 mg of nickel silver
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The letters EPNS on the rim mean the lid is of electro plated nickel silver.
The blades include an etching commemorating Remington's 200th anniversary and are tucked away in a 3 Vi" handle made from Green Jig Bone with brass liners and nickel silver bolsters and pins.
The bolsters are nickel silver and include a lanyard hole.
In front of and behind the tsuba are two pieces of nickel silver called seppas, and in front of that is a one-piece copper habaki.
Making Etched Metal Jewelry: Techniques and Projects, Step by Step takes jewelry making to a new level and teaches several different techniques for etching brass, copper and nickel silver.
Spandrel panels were custom fabricated out of built-up aluminum sections and finished to emulate the nickel silver detailing found in the building's entrance.
Classic new look derived from different materials like wood, shellac, bone, metal, electroplated nickel silver (EPNS), terracotta, resin, plastic, beads and stones have not only succeeded to form a good market by attracting the attention of people but also increased the demand of such metals.
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