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nichrome wire

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  • Nichrome — is a non magnetic alloy of nickel, chromium, and often iron, usually used as a resistance wire. Patented in 1905, it is the oldest documented form of resistance heating alloy. A common alloy is 80% nickel and 20% chromium, by mass, but there are… …   Wikipedia

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  • Nichrome — n. propr. a group of nickel chromium alloys used for making wire in heating elements etc. Etymology: NICKEL + CHROME …   Useful english dictionary

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