Monel is an alloy of copper and nickel (Ratio of 31.5% copper, 66% nickel and 2.5% trace amounts of other metals). This alloy is very resistant to sea water. Originally developed in 1995 in New Jersey, USA, but now is an International Nickel Company of Canada trademarked product.
International Nickel Company of Canada
Patent Owner of Monel
For More Information:
- Monel – Wikipedia
Monel is a group of nickel alloys, primarily composed of nickel (up to 67%) and copper, with small amounts of iron, manganese, carbon, and silicon. Stronger than pure nickel, Monel alloys are resistant to corrosion by many agents, including rapidly flowing seawater.
- All About Monel®, Part Three: What is Monel® Made of?
n our two previous blog posts, we looked at the corrosion resistance and weldability of Monel®—two of the reasons why it is often the alloy of choice for applications that depend on these features.