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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000139.txt from 1994/05

From: "Roger J. Shilcock" <mlfl@-----.UK>
Subj: Metals, alloys ...
Date: Fri, 6 May 1994 04:52:26 -0400

As far as I know, "nickel silver" is just a high-falutin name for an alloy of
copper and nickel, much used formerly in this country for making cutlery, and
highly suitable for plating with silver. It is also a common alloy for coins.
Roger Shilcock (no metallurgist !!!!)

   
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