(also Monel metal)
noun[mass noun] trademark
A nickel-copper alloy with high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion.
- 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), American businessman.
Words that rhyme with Monelatonal, Donal, hormonal, patronal, polytonal, tonal, zonal
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