Definition of Monel in English:


Syllabification: Mo·nel
Pronunciation: /mōˈnel
(also Monel metal)


  • A nickel-copper alloy with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion.
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    • Clad steels can have as the cladding material of nickel base alloys such as Monel and Inconel, copper-nickel, and copper.
    • Nickel 200, Monel 400 and similar alloys will remain bright and free from discoloration when heated and cooled in a reducing atmosphere.
    • The same situation applies also to the welding of Inconel or Monel to stainless steels.


early 20th century: named after Ambrose Monell (died 1921), US businessman.

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