Nickel Magazine

Volume 25-2: Sterile, Stable, Safe Stainless Steel

November 30, 2010


In Focus

Medical Syringes

Unseen and Unnoticed

The last thing anyone thinks about when they or someone close to them is in need of medical attention is the role nickel plays in protecting them or helping them back to health. But nickel is there, sometimes unseen and usually unnoticed.

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In Use



Corrosion-resistant stainless steel needles in epinephrine injection pens remain sterile until needed


Hypodermic Needles

Nickel-containing stainless steels make the hypodermic needle a life-saver

Vinyl Record

Vinyl Revival

Nickel plays an essential role on both sides of the ongoing analogue-digital debate

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Knowing Nickel


Nickel (II) Sulphate

NiSO4 - a mainstay of the nickel plating industry

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Improving lives

Nickel in healthcare

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Feature Story:
Nickel alloys helping hearts beat stronger
With an aging population, demand is stronger than ever for pacemakers and defibrillators. With increased usage of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), it is important that permanent implants are made from non-magnetic materials, such as UNS R 30035.