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Nickel silver

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Alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc, the nickel serving to enhance color. Uses include operations that require ductility in the cold state, such as stamping, spinning, deep drawing, and for articles to be plated.

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Broader Terms used

copper-nickel alloy

Narrower Terms used

German silver

Term used for

silver, nickel


12yrs ago

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