Physical Properties

Specific electrical conductivity at 20 °C 6,1 · 104 / W · cm
Electrical resistivity 13 (13 … 66) · 10-6 W · cm
Modulus of elasticity 13’500 … 16’000 Kp / mm2
Vickers hardness 750 … 1’050 HV
Tensile strength 10 … 65 Kp / mm2
Fatigue strength 30 … 40 Kp / mm2
Coefficients of friction Chromium-steel 0.12 … 0.13 / Chromium-nickel 0.20
Yield strength 15 Kp / mm2, increases with increasing plating thickness
Adhesion strength 40 … 55 Kp / mm2
Coefficient of linear expansion 0 … 100 °C 6,6 · 10-6 / grd
Melting point 1’850 – 1’900 °C
Conductivity at 20 °C 0.650 cal / cm · s · °C
Specific gravity 6,9 – 7,2 g / cm3