Tag: nickel

An overview of world nickel resources

As the fifth most commonly found element on earth, nickel ores are mined in about 33 countries and are smelted or refined in about 30 countries.

Thermowells protect sensors in aggressive environments

A thermowell is a fitting designed to protect sensors when they are installed in aggressive environments in industrial applications.

300 series vs. ferritic stainless steel – which should I choose?

Ferritic stainless steels have useful properties – a lower rate of thermal expansion, higher thermal conductivity, strong ferromagnetism and very high resistance to chloride stress corrosion cracking (SCC).

Metal additive repair of nickel alloy engine components

GE Aviation’s Singapore facility is the first maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility worldwide that has been approved to use metal additive manufacturing for commercial jet engine component repairs.

The world nickel market in 2022 – return to surplus expected

Achieving ASTM G48 Corrosion test at 40°C on super duplexAfter more than a year of operating under its new corporate strategy developed in 2021, theLindlar (Germany) based high-quality special steel specialist Schmidt + Clemens is firmlyfocusing on sustainability.

Deep-sea polymetallic nodules: a vast resource of lower-impact nickel

Deep-sea polymetallic nodules represent the cleanest source of battery-grade metals on the planet. Nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone of the Pacific ocean contain...

Ni-HARD – a category of white cast iron alloy

Ni-Hard is a generic name for white cast iron, alloyed with Ni, Cr, Mo, and having extremely high strength, abrasion, corrosion resistance, fracture resistance, and toughness. The alloy is best suited to applications in mining, minerals and the iron processing industries. It is ideal for metalworking rolls, grinding mill liners, pulveriser rings, slurry pump parts, grinding media, impact blow bars etc.

Nickel price volatility; how it is impacting the stainless steel industry...

Article by Caio Pisano, Technical Marketing Development Manager,  CBMM Europe We all know that history has a way of repeating itself, and it’s no different...

Nickel Institute reassured by the re-opening of limited trading on the...

Nickel Institute reassured by the re-opening of limited trading on the LME, urges LME, the FCA and the Bank of England to swiftly restore...

Nickel laterite ore; an ingredient for stainless steel

The use of hydrogen in the steel making process is an important topic affecting manufacturers around the globe.