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Copper Aluminum Nickel Alloy

Shape Memory Alloy
Cu-Al-Ni


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Cu-86% Al-11% Ni- 3% CU-ALNI-01-P.003NI Request Quote
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Copper Aluminum Nickel is one of numerous metal alloys sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Alloys™. Generally immediately available in most volumes, AE Alloys™ are available as bar, ingot, ribbon, wire, shot, sheet, and foil. A shape memory alloy (SMA) is a metal alloy that demonstrates pseudo-elasticity and the shape memory effect. The shape memory effect is when a material returns to its pre-deformed shape by heating. These unusual properties are being applied to a wide assortment of applications in a number of different fields including the medical and aerospace fields. Ultra high purity and high purity forms also include metal powder, submicron powder and nanoscale, targets for thin film deposition, and pellets for chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD) applications. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Primary applications include bearing assembly, ballast, casting, step soldering, and radiation shielding.

Copper Bohr ModelCopper (Cu) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolCopper (atomic symbol: Cu, atomic number: 29) is a Block D, Group 11, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 63.546. The number of electrons in each of copper's shells is 2, 8, 18, 1 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s1. The copper atom has a radius of 128 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 186 pm. Copper was first discovered by Early Man prior to 9000 BC. In its elemental form, copper has a red-orange metallic luster appearance. Elemental Copper Of all pure metals, only silver has a higher electrical conductivity.The origin of the word copper comes from the Latin word 'cuprium' which translates as "metal of Cyprus." Cyprus, a Mediterranean island, was known as an ancient source of mined copper. For more information on copper, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of copper products, visit the Copper element page.

Aluminum (Al) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolAluminum, also known as Aluminium, (atomic symbol: Al, atomic number: 13) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 26.9815386. It is the third most abundant element in the earth's crust and the most abundant metallic element.Aluminum Bohr ModelAluminum's name is derived from alumina, the mineral from which Sir Humphrey Davy attempted to refine it from in 1812. It wasn't until 1825 that Aluminum was first isolated by Hans Christian Oersted. Aluminum is a silvery gray metal that possesses many desirable characteristics. It is light, nonmagnetic and non-sparking. It stands second among metals in the scale of malleability, and sixth in ductility. It is extensively used in many industrial applications where a strong, light, easily constructed material is needed. Elemental Aluminum Although it has only 60% of the electrical conductivity of copper, it is used in electrical transmission lines because of its light weight. Pure aluminum is soft and lacks strength, but alloyed with small amounts of copper, magnesium, silicon, manganese, or other elements it imparts a variety of useful properties. Aluminum was first predicted by Antoine Lavoisierin 1787 and first isolated by Friedrich Wöhler in 1827. For more information on aluminum, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of aluminum products, visit the Aluminum element page.

Nickel (Ni) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolNickel (atomic symbol: Ni, atomic number: 28) is a Block D, Group 4, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 58.6934. Nickel Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of nickel's shells is [2, 8, 16, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ar]3d8 4s2. Nickel was first discovered by Alex Constedt in 1751. The nickel atom has a radius of 124 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 184 pm. In its elemental form, nickel has a lustrous metallic silver appearance. Elemental Nickel Nickel is a hard and ductile transition metal that is considered corrosion-resistant because of its slow rate of oxidation. It is one of four elements that are ferromagnetic and is used in the production of various type of magnets for commercial use. Nickel is sometimes found free in nature but is more commonly found in ores. The bulk of mined nickel comes from laterite and magmatic sulfide ores. The name originates from the German word kupfernickel, which means "false copper" from the illusory copper color of the ore. For more information on nickel, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of nickel products, visit the Nickel element page.



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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Copper

  • The Environmental Legacy of Copper Metallurgy and Mongol Silver Smelting Recorded in Yunnan Lake Sediments. Aubrey L. Hillman, Mark B. Abbott, JunQing Yu, Daniel J. Bain, and TzeHuey Chiou-Peng. Environ. Sci. Technol.: February 16, 2015
  • Highly dispersed copper oxide clusters as active species in copper-ceria catalyst for preferential oxidation of carbon monoxide. Wei-Wei Wang, Pei-Pei Du, Shi-Hui Zou, Huan-Yu He, Rui-Xing Wang, Zhao Jin, Shuo Shi, Yuying Huang, Rui Si, Qi-Sheng Song, Chun-Jiang Jia, and Chun-Hua Yan. ACS Catal.: February 13, 2015
  • NO Decomposition Activated by Preadsorption of O2 onto Copper Cluster Anions. Shinichi Hirabayashi and Masahiko Ichihashi. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 12, 2015
  • Synthesis of Vinyl Trifluoromethyl Thioethers via Copper-Mediated Trifluoromethylthiolation of Vinyl Bromides. Yangjie Huang, Jianping Ding, Chuyi Wu, Huidong Zheng, and Zhiqiang Weng. J. Org. Chem.: 42047
  • Renal Clearance and Degradation of Glutathione-coated Copper Nanoparticles. Jie Zheng, Shengyang Yang, Shasha Sun, Chen Zhou, Guiyang Hao, Jinbin Liu, Saleh Ramezani, Mengxiao Yu, and Xiankai Sun. Bioconjugate Chem.: February 12, 2015
  • Copper-Catalyzed N-Cyanation of Sulfoximines by AIBN. Fan Teng, Jin-Tao Yu, Zhou Zhou, Haoke Chu, and Jiang Cheng. J. Org. Chem.: 42045
  • Aggregation, dissolution and transformation of copper nanoparticles in natural waters. Jon Robert Conway, Adeyemi S. Adeleye, Jorge L Gardea-Torresdey, and Arturo A. Keller. Environ. Sci. Technol.: February 9, 2015
  • Lewis Acid-Induced Change from Four- to Two-Electron Reduction of Dioxygen Catalyzed by Copper Complexes Using Scandium Triflate. Saya Kakuda, Clarence Rolle, Kei Ohkubo, Maxime A. Siegler, Kenneth D. Karlin, and Shunichi Fukuzumi. J. Am. Chem. Soc.: February 7, 2015
  • Tris(2,2'-azobispyridine) Complexes of Copper(II): X-ray Structures, Reactivities, and the Radical Nonradical Bis(ligand) Analogues. Suvendu Maity, Suman Kundu, Thomas Weyhermüller, and Prasanta Ghosh. Inorg. Chem.: February 4, 2015
  • Proton Conduction and Long-Range Ferrimagnetic Ordering in Two Isostructural Copper(II) Mesoxalate Metal–Organic Frameworks. Beatriz Gil-Hernández, Stanislav Savvin, Gamall Makhloufi, Pedro Núñez, Christoph Janiak, and Joaquín Sanchiz. Inorg. Chem.: February 4, 2015

Recent Research & Development for Aluminum

  • Facile and environmentally friendly solution-processed aluminum oxide dielectric for low-temperature, high-performance oxide thin-film transistors. Wangying Xu, Han Wang, Fangyan Xie, Jian Chen, Hong Tao Cao, and Jianbin Xu. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: February 13, 2015
  • Effect of the Polymer Concentration on the Rayleigh-Instability-Type Transformation in Polymer Thin Films Coated in the Nanopores of Anodic Aluminum Oxide Templates. Chia-Chan Tsai and Jiun-Tai Chen. Langmuir: February 5, 2015
  • Structural Origin of Unusual CO2 Adsorption Behavior of a Small-Pore Aluminum Bisphosphonate MOF. Philip L. Llewellyn, Miquel Garcia-Rates, Lucia Gaberová, Stuart R. Miller, Thomas Devic, Jean-Claude Lavalley, Sandrine Bourrelly, Emily Bloch, Yaroslav Filinchuk, Paul A. Wright, Christian Serre, Alexandre Vimont, and Guillaume Maurin. J. Phys. Chem. C: February 4, 2015
  • Engineered Therapeutic-Releasing Nanoporous Anodic Alumina-Aluminum Wires with Extended Release of Therapeutics. Cheryl Suwen Law, Abel Santos, Tushar Kumeria, and Dusan Losic. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 27, 2015
  • Proton and Aluminum Binding Properties of Organic Acids in Surface Waters of the Northeastern U.S.. Habibollah Fakhraei and Charles T. Driscoll. Environ. Sci. Technol.: January 27, 2015
  • Anchoring and Bending of Pentacene on Aluminum. Anu Baby, Guido Fratesi, Shital R. Vaidya, Laerte L. Patera, Cristina Africh, Luca Floreano, and Gianpaolo Brivio. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 27, 2015
  • Insertion of Benzonitrile into Al–N and Ga–N Bonds: Formation of Fused Carbatriaza-Gallanes/Alanes and Their Subsequent Synthesis from Amidines and Trimethyl-Gallium/Aluminum. K. Maheswari, A. Ramakrishna Rao, and N. Dastagiri Reddy. Inorg. Chem.: January 26, 2015
  • Mild Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane Complexed with Aluminum Borohydride. Iurii Dovgaliuk, Cécile S. Le Duff, Koen Robeyns, Michel Devillers, and Yaroslav Filinchuk. Chem. Mater.: January 15, 2015
  • The Formation Mechanism of 3D Porous Anodized Aluminum Oxide Templates from an Aluminum Film with Copper Impurities. Johannes Vanpaemel, Alaa M. Abd-Elnaiem, Stefan De Gendt, and Philippe M. Vereecken. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 7, 2015
  • Hydrothermal Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum-Free Mn- Zeolite: A Catalyst for Phenol Hydroxylation. Zhen He, Juan Wu, Bingying Gao, and Hongyun He. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces: January 3, 2015

Recent Research & Development for Nickel

  • Association Model for Nickel and Vanadium with Asphaltene during Solvent Deasphalting. Chuanbo Yu, Linzhou Zhang, Xiuying Guo, Zhiming Xu, Xuewen Sun, Chunming Xu, and Suoqi Zhao. Energy Fuels: February 12, 2015
  • Coke Minimization during Conversion of Biogas to Syngas by Bimetallic Tungsten-Nickel Incorporated Mesoporous Alumina Synthesized by the One-Pot Route. Huseyin Arbag, Sena Yasyerli, Nail Yasyerli, Gulsen Dogu, Timur Dogu, Ilja Gasan Osojnik Crnivec, and Albin Pintar. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 12, 2015
  • Cleavage of lignin-derived 4-O-5 aryl ethers over nickel nanoparticles supported on niobic acid-activated carbon composites. Shaohua Jin, Zihui Xiao, Xiao Chen, Lei Wang, Jin Guo, Miao Zhang, and Changhai Liang. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.: February 10, 2015
  • Visible Light Mediated Cyclization of Tertiary Anilines with Maleimides Using Nickel(II) Oxide Surface-Modified Titanium Dioxide Catalyst. Jian Tang, Günter Grampp, Yun Liu, Bing-Xiang Wang, Fei-Fei Tao, Li-Jun Wang, Xue-Zheng Liang, Hui-Quan Xiao, and Yong-Miao Shen. J. Org. Chem.: February 2, 2015
  • Enhancement of Nitrite and Nitrate Electrocatalytic Reduction through the Employment of Self-Assembled Layers of Nickel- and Copper-Substituted Crown-Type Heteropolyanions. Shahzad Imar, Chiara Maccato, Calum Dickinson, et. al. Langmuir: February 2, 2015
  • Selective N-Methylation of Aliphatic Amines with CO2 and Hydrosilanes Using Nickel-Phosphine Catalysts. Lucero González-Sebastián, Marcos Flores-Alamo, and Juventino J. García. Organometallics: January 30, 2015
  • Structural and Chemical Evolution of Amorphous Nickel Iron Complex Hydroxide upon Lithiation/Delithiation. Kai-Yang Niu, Feng Lin, Liang Fang, Dennis Nordlund, Runzhe Tao, Tsu-Chien Weng, Marca Doeff, and Haimei Zheng. Chem. Mater.: January 27, 2015
  • Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Ethylene Reaction on Nickel (111) Surface. Rizal Arifin, Yasushi Shibuta, Kohei Shimamura, Fuyuki Shimojo, and Shu Yamaguchi. J. Phys. Chem. C: January 23, 2015
  • Synthesis, Structure, and Solution Dynamic Behavior of Nickel Complexes Bearing a 1,3-Diallyl-Substituted NHC Ligand. Agata Wodarska, Andrzej Kozio, Maciej Dranka, Adam Gryff-Keller, Przemysaw Szczeciski, Jakub Jurkowski, and Antoni Pietrzykowski. Organometallics: January 22, 2015
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Ferrocene-Chelating Heteroscorpionate Complexes of Nickel(II) and Zinc(II). Mark Abubekerov and Paula L. Diaconescu. Inorg. Chem.: January 21, 2015