Nickel based alloys are chosen because of the corrosion resistance, heat resistance/high and low temperature properties. Nickel alloys are used in a variety of industries, such as: aircraft gas turbines, steam turbine power plants, nuclear power systems and the chemical- and petrochemical industries.

Nickel Institute publishes a guide on alloy selection

The Nickel Institute has published the latest in a series of updated technical publications aimed at helping engineers and specifiers select corrosion-resistant materials.

FPX appoints Stuart Harshaw to the Board of Directors

FPX Nickel Corp. (FPX Nickel) announced the appointment of Stuart Harshaw to the Board of Directors. Mr Harshaw is a leading figure in the global nickel market, with over 30 years’ experience in the production and marketing of nickel products worldwide, including in his roles as the Vice President of Marketing and Operations for Asia Pacific and Vice President, Ontario Operations for Vale S.A.

Oryx Stainless finalize Borrowing Base credit facility

Oryx Stainless (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has successfully finalized Thai Baht 660M revolving Borrowing Base credit facility to support the growth strategy of Oryx Stainless Group in Asia.

ExOne certifies Inconel 718 as Third-Party Qualified

The ExOne Company announced that the nickel-based alloy Inconel 718 has been certified as Third-Party Qualified, the company’s highest designation of material readiness for its metal 3D printers.

AFG secures agreement with Custom Alloy Corp.

AFG Holdings, Inc. announced that its AFG Aero & Industrial business has reached an agreement with Custom Alloy Corporation to exclusively manufacture and market their commodity based-product in the USA.

Alfa Laval launches AlfaNovaTW

Alfa Laval has launched the first 100% stainless steel heat exchanger, Alfa Laval AlfaNovaTW, to address the challenge of contaminated tap water.

The role of stainless steel in offshore applications

Stainless steels, including duplexes and super duplexes are of enormous benefit to the offshore oil and gas industry. They offer reduced weight, increased strength and corrosion resistance, and favourable lifecycle costs, compared to other materials.

On board with marine scrubbers: Resilient solutions for lower emissions

Ever-tightening sulphur oxide (SOx) emission regulations are increasing the use of marine scrubbers globally. Scrubbers operate in a highly corrosive environment and require the resilience of nickel-containing alloys to prevent failure.

Sandvik receives two awards from NACE International

NACE International recently awarded its 2020 Distinguished Organization Award to Sandvik Materials Technology, and Sandvik’s Ulf Kivisäkk was also awarded the NACE Technical Achievement Award.

Tubes for demanding applications

The rolling process for the production of seamless tubes was invented by the Mannesmann brothers in 1885 in Remscheid, Germany. Today the Mannesmann Stainless Tubes team is proud of its long heritage and is committed to the continuous development products to support the most demanding of customer needs and applications.