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.

Stainless Steel World 2001: day 2

Lively workshops, fascinating papers, a seminar on market research and of course the traditional conference dinner were among the highlights of the Stainless Steel World 2001 Conference and Expo's second day.

New brochure from Spectro

Spectro has introduced a 12-page brochure of its petroleum analysers and monitors.

Allvac wins award to develop casting technology

Allvac, an Allegheny Technologies Incorporated company, and joint recipient General Electric Company Corporate Research and Development have been awarded a contract to develop a new technology to enable the production of very large nickel-based superalloy ingots required for the next generation of high-efficiency land-based turbines for power generation.

Cornes in pact with Krupp VDM

Nickel alloys supplier Philip Cornes, part of the TW Metals Group, has signed a new agreement with Krupp VDM GmbH for the exclusive UK distribution of its nickel alloy sheet and plate.

Philip Cornes boosts nickel alloy capacity

Philip Cornes, a European distributor of nickel alloys and heat and corrosion-resistant stainless steels, has further increased its flat product processing capability with a new waterjet machining centre.

Integris Metals formed

Alcoa Inc. and BHP Billiton have completed the merger of Alcoa's metals distribution business, Reynolds Aluminum Supply Company (RASCO) and BHP Billiton Group's North American metals distribution business (Vincent Metal Goods in the USA and Atlas Ideal Metals in Canada).

AmEuro expands

Messier Dowty, a UK-based manufacturer of aircraft and helicopter landing gears, has awarded AmEuro Metals BV (The Netherlands) a “supplier quality approval.â€? - Ameuro Metals is producing a new technical brochure.

Plea for nickel recycling information

Nickel Development Institute (NiDI has asked European recyclers of stainless steel to provide information related to the use of nickel in their business.

Russian nickel company invests abroad

Norilsk, the Russian nickel mining corporation, is taking its first step out of the home territories of the former Soviet Union with its participation in the Nakety nickel project in New Caledonia.

Sheffield specialist to increase turnaround

SS Bright Drawers (Sheffield, UK), the specialist in stainless steel, high nickel alloy and titanium subcontract cold drawing, has commissioned a “push pointingâ€? unit for its 50-tonne draw bench.