Sound Solutions

The combination of corrosion resistance and attractive finish makes stainless steel a good choice for roadside sound barriers

Thom Loree - June 01, 2013

Roadside sound barriers

Excess noise is a common problem of modern, industrial life, and few places are noisier than highways. Fortunately nickel-containing stainless steel is starting to be used in a number of highway noise reduction systems.

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Nickel in healthcare

December 19, 2017

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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.