High Performance Alloys

High Performance Alloys: How They Are Used Offshore

This article summarized the highlights of a one-day seminar for the oil and gas industry regarding material applications and corrosion problems, as well as the latest developments and experience with corrosion-resistant alloys.

Increased safety, reduced equipment weight and less maintenance are a few advantages of stainless steels and nickel-based alloys.  And as water depths increase and wells become more critical their use will intensify.

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