Alloy Name Chemical Composition Recommended Operating Temp. (°C) Melting Temp. (°C) Temp. Coefficient of Resistance Magnetic Attraction
Alloy 10 (Copper) Copper: 100% 150 1083 0.0000173 None
Alloy 30 Copper: 98%, Nickel: 2% 200 1090 0.00130 None
Alloy 57 (Nickel 200) Nickel: 99.5% 500 1450 0.00470 Strong
Alloy 60 Copper: 94%, Nickel: 6% 300 1090 0.00050 None
Alloy 90 Copper: 88%, Nickel: 12% 400 1090 0.00040 None
Alloy 120 (Balco) Nickel: 70%, Iron: 30% 600 1425 0.00450 Strong
Alloy 180 (Midohm) Copper: 78%, Nickel: 22% 500 1090 0.00018 None
Alloy 290 (Manganin) Copper: 84%, Manganese: 12%, Nickel: 4% 300 1020 0.000015 None
Alloy 294 (Advance) Copper: 55%, Nickel: 45% 550 1205 0.00001 None
Alloy 433 (Stainless Steel) Iron: 74%, Chromium: 18%, Nickel: 8% 600 1450 0.00085 None
Alloy 650 (Nichrome 80) Nickel: 80%, Chromium 20% 1175 1400 0.00009 None
Alloy 675 (Nichrome 60) Nickel: 60%, Iron 24%, Chromium 16% 1010 1390 0.00015 Faint
Alloy 800 (Evanohm) Nickel: 75%, Chromium 20%, Aluminium: 2.5%, Copper: 2.5% 300 1350 0.00002 None
Alloy 815 Chromium: 22.5%, Aluminium: 4.6%, Iron: Balance 1170 1520 0.00002 Strong
Alloy 875 Chromium: 21%, Aluminium: 5.5%, Iron: Balance 1290 1520 0.00002 Strong