General Publications

This section contains general publications related to nickel and the role and uses of nickel and nickel-containing materials. In-depth technical literature on a range of topics for engineers and architects can be found in the Technical Literature Knowledge Base.

All Publications

  • Stainless Steel Services Pipes

    May 30, 2018 - Service pipe replacement with nickel-containing Type 316 stainless steel has been shown to offer the most significant benefit in overcoming water loss, as part of an overall water loss strategy.
  • Infographic : Nickel Energizing Batteries

    February 27, 2018 - While nickel is not always in the name, it is present in many battery technologies. This new infographic shows why nickel is essential.
  • Stainless Steel Case Studies

    December 19, 2017 - The Nickel Institute has developed case studies from around the world to show the use of nickel-containing stainless steel.
  • June 2017 NACD Workshop report

    November 08, 2017 - On 27 June, the Nickel Institute hosted its third stakeholder workshop on nickel allergy. The report of this workshop is now available
  • Infographic: Climate Change - nickel is part of the solution

    May 24, 2017 - Learn how nickel and nickel alloys play a crucial role in the production of renewable energy – enabling clean power to be a central part of our effort to tackle global warming.
  • Corrugated SS service pipe

    November 24, 2016 - Water is a fundamental human need. Learn more on how Corrugated Stainless Steel Pipes are part of the solution to water loss.
  • Infographic: Nickel Recycling

    October 04, 2016 - Recycling nickel is an important factor in nickel life-cycle and an important contributor to global sustainability.
  • Infographic: Waste no water

    September 20, 2016 - Water is a fundamental human need. This infographic shows how Nickel-containing materials are essential to preserve this precious resource.
  • Safe Food Preparation Using Stainless Steel

    July 27, 2016 - An independent report, commissioned by Team Stainless, confirms the continuing safety of using stainless steel in food preparation, following the introduction of new test criteria in Europe.
  • The Life of Ni

    April 14, 2016 - The life of Ni is a handy reference for anyone interested in nickel, its origins, uses and life cycle.
  • Infographic: Nickel Allergic Contact Dermatitis

    September 17, 2015 - Nickel Allergic Contact Dermatitis and how to avoid it explained quickly and simply in this infographic.
  • Infographic: Nickel - an abundant resource for the future

    July 16, 2015 - You may have heard a rumour that there is only a few years of nickel reserves left. Well, that is not true: current estimates indicate nickel is available to meet the needs for future generations!
  • Stainless Steel Reinforcement

    June 03, 2015 - Did you know that when it comes to building or repairing reinforced concrete structures so that life-cycle costs are minimized, many authorities are specifying the use of stainless steel reinforcing bars (rebars) instead of the traditional carbon steel bars?
  • Nickel compounds the inside story...

    April 16, 2015 - This publication explains in simple terms what nickel compounds are, where they are used, why they are so widely used, their properties and why nickel is an essential material used in or supportive of virtually all technologies.
  • Infographic: Economic & strategic importance of nickel compounds

    February 24, 2015 - Infographic showing the important socio-economic contributions of nickel compounds in the EU
  • Infographic: Nickel Essentials

    October 10, 2014 - In this publication, you will discover who we are, what are our priorities as well as some interesting facts about nickel.
  • Eurometaux's Call for Action to EU Policy Makers

    December 05, 2014 - Metals for an industrial renaissance: Eurometaux's call for action to EU policy makers
  • Essential role of nickel in Coatings and Alloys

    May 22, 2014 - This series of factsheets clearly shows the extent to which nickel coatings and finishings are essential to aircraft, cars, mobile phones and computers.
  • Nickel Plating Handbook

    October 16, 2014 - The Nickel Plating Handbook reviews modern industrial nickel plating practice against a background of fundamental electrochemistry.
  • Nickel in Tomorrow's World

    September 13, 2013 - Nickel in Tomorrow's World focuses on global megatrends which will have a significant impact on individuals and societies over the coming years.
  • Stainless Steel for a sustainable future

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  • The Nickel Advantage

    February 03, 2011 - In this publication, you will discover how nickel contributes to the properties of stainless steel.
  • Safe Use of Nickel in the Workplace

    February 03, 2011 - A Guide for Health Maintenance of Workers Exposed to Nickel, its Compounds and Alloys
  • Nickel: Enabling Sustainability

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  • Nickel: Making Your Life Better

    October 26, 2010 -