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Alloys : Nimonic Alloy

Nimonic refers to a family of high-performance alloys (or superalloys) where nickel and chromium are the two primary metals, but titanium and aluminum are also added. Nimonic alloys are typically about 50% nickel and 20% chromium and are used in applicaton such as jet engines where extremely high temperatures must be tolerated. The term Nimonic is a registered trademark of Special Metals Corporation.