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Nickel-chromium (NiCr) wire alloys

Nikrothal nickel-chromium alloys in wire and ribbon (flat wire) form. More information about each type of resistance alloy and resistance heating alloy, such as chemical composition, is available in the datasheet for the respective grade.

See also our complete list of alloys to compare different types of materials.

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NiCr alloys
Max. continuous operating temp.
ºC (ºF)
Resistivity at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ω mm2/m (Ω/cmf)
Nikrothal TE (wire) 1200 (2190) 1.19 (716)
Nikrothal 80 (wire) 1200 (2190) 1.09 (656)
Nikrothal 80 (ribbon) 1200 (2190) 1.09 (656)
Nikrothal 70 (wire) 1250 (2280) 1.18 (709)
Nikrothal 60 (wire) 1150 (2100) 1.11 (668)
Nikrothal 60 (ribbon) 1150 (2100) 1.11 (668)
Nikrothal 40 (wire) 1100 (2010) 1.04 (626)
Nikrothal 40 (ribbon) 1100 (2010) 1.04 (626)
Nikrothal 30 1050 (1920) 1.03 (620)
Nikrothal 20 (wire) 1050 (1920) 0.95 (572)
Nikrothal LX 300 (570) 1.33 (800)

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