10% chromium mixed with ______ can be used up to 1100^oC. A.

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10% chromium mixed with ______ can be used up to 1100^oC.

A. Nickel

B. Chromium

C. Aluminum

D. Silicon

This question was addressed to me in examination.

This key question is from Corrosion and Oxidation Control topic in division Imperfection in Metal Crystals, Fracture, Corrosion and Oxidation of Engineering Material & Metallurgy

The correct option is A. Nickel

To elaborate: 10% chromium alloyed with nickel results in an element known as chromel. This element, along with alumel (2% Al, 2% Mn, 1% Si, and Nickel) can be used up to a temperature of 1100^oC.