cupronickel


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cu·pro·nick·el

 (ko͞o′prō-nĭk′əl, kyo͞o′-)
n.
An alloy of copper that contains 10 to 30 percent nickel.

cupronickel

(ˌkjuːprəʊˈnɪkəl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any ductile corrosion-resistant copper alloy containing up to 40 per cent nickel: used in coins, condenser tubes, turbine blades, etc

cu•pro•nick•el

(ˈkyu prəˌnɪk əl, ˈku-)

n.
any of various alloys of copper containing up to 40 percent nickel.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cupronickel - a 60/40 alloy of copper and nickel
copper-base alloy - any alloy whose principal component is copper
Translations
cupronickel

cupronickel

nKupfernickel nt, → Kupfer-Nickel-Legierung f
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These include materials such as: cupronickel, aluminium bronze, aluminium nickel bronze and a range of electro-plated blanks, as well as more exotic alloys aimed at achieving very specific objectives such as: colour, electromagnetic properties and wear characteristics.
Many 1903 carbines had deeper grooves, perhaps due to the cupronickel jackets commonly used on early smokeless bullets.
Thermoplastic coatings also allow for the use of standard steel instead of expensive Cupronickel alloys.
Nowadays, the demand for the high-performance cupronickel alloy pipes is greatly increasing due to the rapid development shipping, power, and sea water desalination industry [1].
It sounds as though your George VI coin - which was struck in cupronickel - is in its original card presentation case which can add a little to the value.
As part of a prior testing program, the condenser had been refitted with 90/10 cupronickel tubes with enhanced surfaces.
While many types of resistive metal foils are available for the construction of flexible heaters, the most common types are cupronickel, constantan (very similar to cupro-nickel), Inconcl and aluminum.
The Diamond Jubilee medal is set to be cupronickel with gilt edging.
If copper is used for tubes and cupronickel is used in tube sheets in seawater-cooled condensers, copper tubes will corrode.
The proposed change would save the Royal Mint, in Llantrisant, South Wales, as much as pounds 8m a year as the "silver" coins would be made from steel instead of cupronickel - an alloy of copper and nickel.
Table 4 Coins in circulation Number of coins (000) Face value ($000) 10 cent 130,407 13,041 20 cent 121,803 24,361 50 cent 56,659 28,329 1 dollar 73,833 73,833 2 dollar 67,476 134,952 TOTAL 450,177 274,516 Source: RBNZ The demand for coins of all denominations has changed markedly since the introduction of the new copper- and nickel-plated steel 10, 20 and 50 cent coins in July 2006 and the demonetisation of the old cupronickel coins that they replaced." A high level of demand was expected in the second half of 2006 when the Reserve Bank replaced the working balances of banks, retailers, other businesses and households.