Nichrome


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Nichrome

(ˈnaɪkrəʊm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) trademark any of various alloys containing nickel, iron, and chromium, with smaller amounts of other components. It is used in electrical heating elements, furnaces, etc
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Noun1.Nichrome - an alloy of nickel and chromium with high electrical resistance and an ability to withstand high temperatures; used for resistance heating elements
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
nickel alloy, nickel-base alloy - an alloy whose main constituent is nickel
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Translations
مَعْدَن خَليط مِن نيكل وكروم وحديد
nikkel-króm-járn málmblanda; nikkróm
nihroms
nichróm

Nichrome®

(ˈnaikrəum) noun
an alloy consisting of 60% nickel, 16% chromium and 24% iron.
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Nichrome wire heating elements have 9 kW installed, while a 600 cfm, 1/2 hp recirculating blower provides universal airflow to the workload.
A resistance test verifies the condition of the nichrome element inside the heater
Nichrome wire was passed through a predrilled hole of 1 mm among all the samples, then these samples were inserted through the soot blower dummy points at 34.5-m height from the base of the boiler and these specimens were exposed for 10 cycles to combustion environment.
Titanium Filter Mesh will be added to BWC's long list of alloy possibilities, which already includes: Stainless steel, Nichrome, Plain Steel, Copper, Brass, Bronze, Galvanized, Aluminum, Silver, and many more.
Depending on the power level, resistors are commonly constructed from steel plates, nichrome wire, or metal film.
A nichrome burn wire cutting method was extensively used for the release of mechanical constraints on the deployable appendages of a CubeSat owing to its simplicity and low cost.
9KW are installed in Nichrome wire heating elements, while a 600 CFM, Vz-HP recirculating blower provides vertical upward airflow to the workload.
Owing to the fact that in the initial years, the furnace with nichrome heating elements could handle temperatures only up to 1100[degrees]C; the claybody (white earthenware) and set of glazes and stains were developed in a way that they could mature at this temperature.
Another aspect of improved corrosion resistance in Ni-Cr sample is the nanocrystalline form of Nichrome powder used in the coating preparations.
The semi-quantitative method was done on Cysteine lactose electrolyte deficient (CLED) agar with the help of calibrated sterile 4 mm Nichrome wire loop and then plates were incubated at 37[degrees] C aerobically for 24 hours and then these plates were observed macroscopically for the bacterial growth.
As a high-resistance measuring element in this shunt structure, parallel-connected straight-line segments of nichrome wire were placed along the circumference between two massive coaxial cylindrical electrodes of the shunt internal brass and outer duralumin [9].