Nickel Advantage in Stainless Steels

Dr. Peter Cutler, NI Director Promotions, gave a presentation on behalf of the Nickel Institute on the “Nickel Advantage” in stainless steels at the SMR Metal Bulletin Stainless and Special Steel conference in Düsseldorf, Germany on 2 September, 2009. The presentation explained why nickel is an essential alloying addition in many grades of stainless steel. It is the combination of mechanical properties, corrosion resistance and formability which users find valuable.

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