Nickel Magazine

Volume 31-2 : The water issue

August 12, 2016

Features


In Brief

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Type 316L

Type 316L (UNS S31603) is the second most commonly produced alloy in the 300 series after Type 304 (S30400) and its variants.

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Replacing noble metals with nickel

Chemical synthesis can transform commodity chemicals into complex life-saving drugs, household products, or advanced materials.


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In Use

Metalmorphosis

Metalmorphosis

Constructed at the Whitehall Technology Park in Charlotte, North Carolina, Metalmorphosis, is a mirrored water fountain by controversial Czech sculptor David Černý.

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Containing Chernobyl

Covering Chernobyl nuclear reactor Unit 4, destroyed in a catastrophic accident in 1986, the New Safe Confinement (NSC) will soon put an end to the alarming degradation of the concrete and steel sarcophagus installed after the disaster.


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Well pressed with SS

Pressfitting has advantages over traditional pipe work joining methods such as soldering and welding. This makes it an increasingly desirable choice for metal plumbing applications, with the benefit of speed of connection and the convenience of cold jointing.

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Current Issue

Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

August 30, 2018

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Feature Story:
A catalyst for sustainable operations
Nickel-containing catalysts are widely used in the refining and petrochemical industries worldwide. At end-of-life, catalysts are either sent to landfill or sent for recycling to recover the valuable metals they contain. Refineries in Kuwait are changing the way they handle spent catalysts.