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A nickel-copper alloy with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion.
- ‘Clad steels can have as the cladding material of nickel base alloys such as Monel and Inconel, copper-nickel, and copper.’
- ‘The same situation applies also to the welding of Inconel or Monel to stainless steels.’
- ‘Nickel 200, Monel 400 and similar alloys will remain bright and free from discoloration when heated and cooled in a reducing atmosphere.’
- ‘Special titanium-framed fashion glasses start from Rs.3,500, while sunglasses made of Monel and styled to suit formal wear cost Rs.900 onwards.’
Early 20th century: named after Ambrose Monell (died 1921), American businessman.
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