A type of stainless steel containing chromium and nickel.
- The only alloy steel recommended for cryogenic service is 9% nickel steel.
- The manganese nickel steel is more often used as a buildup deposit to maintain the characteristics of manganese steel when surfacing is required.
- One year later, barrels were changed to nickel steel to handle the extra friction caused by jacketed bullets at then unheard of muzzle velocities.
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