Q. give 2 reasons why nichrome alloy ..........

Asked by deepitapai | 10th Oct, 2008, 12:31: AM

Expert Answer:

Nichrome is a brand name for a nickel-chromium resistance wire, a non-magnetic alloy of nickel and chromium. A common alloy is 80% nickel and 20% chromium, but there are many others to accommodate various applications. It is silvery-grey in colour, is corrosion resistant, and has a high melting point of about 1400 °C. Due to its relatively high resistivity and resistance to oxidation at high temperatures, it is widely used in heating elements,

Answered by  | 10th Oct, 2008, 07:18: AM

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