Nickel is a silvery-white lustrous metal with a slight golden tinge that takes a high Polish. It belongs to the transition metals and is hard, ductile, malleable, somewhat ferromagnetic, and a fair conductor of heat and electricity.
Nickel is used in many industrial and consumer products, including stainless steel, magnets, coinage, rechargeable batteries, electric guitar strings and special alloys. It is also used for plating and as a green tint in glass. Nickel is pre-eminently an alloy metal, and its chief use is in the nickel steels and nickel cast irons, of which there are many varieties. It is also widely used in many other alloys, such as nickel brasses and bronzes, and alloys with copper, chromium, aluminium, lead, cobalt, silver, and gold.
1. Nickel Plate, sheet, strip, foil, ribbon ( hot rolled and cold rolled ) Standards: N2, N4, N6, N8, N02200, N02201, ASTM B162 For cold rolled, size available: Thick 0.02mm ~ 5mm * Wide 1200mm max * Long 2500mm max For hot rolled, size available: Thick 5mm ~ 80mm * Wide 3000mm max * Long 6000mm max
2. Nickel round rod, rectangular bar Standards: N2, N4, N6, N8, N02200, N02201, ASTM Size available: Outer Diameter 3mm ~ 350mm * Long 6000mm max
4. Nickel tube, pipe Standards: N2, N4, N5, N6, N7, N8, N02200, N02201, ASTM B161, For seamless, size available: OD 4-115mm * Wall thick 0.2~8mm * Long 15000mm max For welded, size available: OD 80~ 650mm * Wall thick 1 ~ 10mm * Long 15000 max
5. Featured Nickel Alloys Ti/Ni alloy NiTi alloy (TiNi alloy, also know as Nitinol ) is a shape memory alloy, which has been found that they can recover substantial amounts of strain, and/or generate significant force, when changing shape.