Nickel 205

The main characteristic of Nickel 205 is its ability to withstand relatively high temperatures without deterioration.

Nickel 205 is a high-purity commercial Nickel. Nickel 205 is available in sizes down to 0.07 mm.

Physical and Mechanical Properties

Maximum continuous operating temperature in air°C600
Nominal composition%Ni > 99.5
Mn 0.3 max
Fe 0.2 max
Mg 0.05 max
Cu 0.1 max
C 0.02 max
Density at 20°Cg/cm³8.9
Resistivity at 20°CµΩcm8.75
Temperature Coefficient of Resistance, 20 – 100°C1/K0.0045
Coefficient of thermal expansion, 20 – 300°C1/K14.3 x 10^6
Thermal conductivity at 20°CW/mK71
Specific heat capacity at 20°CkJ/kgK0.456
Melting point (approx.)°C1452
Tensile strength Rm, 0.5 mm wire – annealedN/mm²350
Tensile Strength, 0.5 mm wire – fully cold workedN/mm²700
Tensile Strength, 0.1 mm wire – fully cold workedN/mm²1050
Elongation at break, 0.5 mm wire - annealed%> 25
Elongation at break – fully cold worked%2

The figures given in these tables represent nominal or typical values.

Information contained within this technical data sheet is based upon the general experience of Scott Precision Wire Ltd and is believed to be correct at the time of issue.

No warranty is given or is to be implied from the details above.

Customers are advised to carry out independent tests in order to determine the suitability of any Scott Precision Wire Ltd product for an application.