- steel to which up to 9 percent nickel has been added.
Origin of nickel steel
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for nickel steel
In nickel-steel there is promise of a very perfect material.Yachting Vol. 1
To the lower surface of the hammer was attached a nickel-steel die.White Fire
Roy J. Snell
From these bridges a series of nickel-steel wicket girders could be let down.The Panama Canal
J. Saxon Mills
Nickel-steel armor consists of plates made from an alloy of nickel and steel.
Thus it has been proved that in annealed cobalt and in nickel-steel there is no Villari reversal.
- engineering steel containing between 0.5 and 6.0 per cent nickel to increase its strength
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