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PRODUCT DATA of Nickel
MaterialNickel
Chemical Composition100Ni
CAS Registry ID7440-02-0
EXPERIENCE IN PRACTICE
Development StatusCommercial Product
Cost RangeLow to Medium
Equivalent DesignationsNi
Space ExperienceGood
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Atomic Number28
Atomic Weight58.7 amu
Work Function4.9 eV
Crystal StructureFace centered cubic (fcc)
Surface Energy2380 mJ/m^2
Specific Gravity8.9
Magnetic PropertiesFerromagnetic
ELASTIC PROPERTIES
Tensile Modulus200 GPa
Shear Modulus76 GPa
Bulk Modulus180 GPa
Poisson Ratio0.31
Speed of Sound (longitudinal)5600 m/s
Speed of Sound (transverse)3000 m/s
Acoustic Impedance49.5 MRayls
ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES
Electrical Volume Resistivity6.9e-8 ohm.m
THERMAL PROPERTIES
Thermal Conductivity88.5 W/m.K
Thermal Expansion Coefficient13.3 μstrain/°C
Melting Range1460 °C
Specific Heat0.452 J/g.K
RELEVANT PROPERTIES FOR USE IN SPACE COMMUNITY
EMF vs SCE-0.18 V
Remark: Measured in 3.5% NaCl solution
Data Quality: Design Data