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powering your life

Powering your life

The synergy of nickel and steel in batteries

May 2017

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    Batteries improve air quality in underground mines

    Next-generation nickel-based technologies and the potential they hold in underground mining

    May 2017

      Solar impulse

      Case Study 09

      Solar Impulse 2

      May 2017


        Cutlery King

        David Mellot's "designs for the public good" are a class above

        December 2016



          A shining example of the cheeky side of David Černý

          August 2016


            Containing Chernobyl

            Nickel-containing stainless steel to defy time, climate hazards and radiation

            August 2016


              Well pressed with stainless steel

              Speedy and durable mechanical joining technique for stainless plumbing systems

              August 2016


                Lighting the way

                Nickel-metal hydride batteries bring light and a safer environment to communities in extreme climates

                April 2016


                  Case Study: Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

                  the longest sea bridge in the world

                  April 2016

                    Artificial hand using NiTi wires

                    Helping hands

                    Flexible lightweight artificial hands from nickel-titanium alloy

                    December 2015

                      Ni reserves


                      An abundant resource for the future

                      December 2015

                        Food processing equipment with non-slip floor

                        Safer Workers

                        Stainless steel floor surface reduces falls and provides hygiene in the food processing industry

                        December 2015


                          On the roof of Europe...

                          A nickel-containing stainless steel refuge

                          August 2015


                            Safe Keeping

                            Food chain dependance on nickel materials

                            August 2015

                              Flying CarpetSMALL

                              Maria Pergay

                              Making dreams materialise

                              April 2015


                                Water: an urban and recreational balance

                                Nickel-containing stainless steel make it possible

                                April 2015


                                  Case Study 04

                                  Armada platform accomodation rules

                                  April 2015


                                    Venus rising

                                    December 2014


                                      Carrying Japan' value-added future

                                      Stainless steel tanks for transport and storage

                                      December 2014


                                        Case Study 03

                                        Thames Gateway - Water Treatment works

                                        December 2014


                                          Greening Power

                                          How nickel is enabling the shift to low-carbon energy

                                          July 2014


                                            Really Green Ethanol

                                            Enabled by nickel-containing alloys

                                            July 2014


                                              Reclaim, reuse, recycle, revitalize

                                              A second life for nickel-containing stainless steel

                                              March 2014


                                                Stainless rebar

                                                Past, present and future

                                                March 2014


                                                  Training on Stainless Steel

                                                  George Brown Chef School students put the grades to the test

                                                  October 2013

                                                    Roadside sound barriers

                                                    Sound Solutions

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

                                                    June 2013

                                                      Elwood Haynes

                                                      The History of Stainless Steel—Part 4

                                                      America Enters the Picture

                                                      June 2013


                                                        Record setting performance using iron-based superconducting wires

                                                        Nickel-tungsten alloy key to substrate

                                                        June 2013

                                                          Early stainless steel cutlery

                                                          The History of Stainless Steel—Part 3

                                                          The First Commercial Stainless Steels

                                                          March 2013


                                                            LEED gold for old

                                                            Nickel helps historic buildings achieve LEED status

                                                            October 2013

                                                              Earning its keep

                                                              Improved products and extended machine life with stainless steel

                                                              October 2013

                                                                Spark plug

                                                                Keeping the spark alive

                                                                Nickel alloys for spark plug ignition

                                                                March 2013

                                                                  Compressor Wheel

                                                                  Re-inventing the wheel

                                                                  Electroless nickel coatings boost the efficiency of automotive engines

                                                                  March 2013

                                                                    p13 LangguthCleanLabellingMachine

                                                                    Even the labelling

                                                                    The final step in food and drug safety

                                                                    October 2013

                                                                      Disk drive

                                                                      Nickel for memory

                                                                      Essential for digital storage and retrieval

                                                                      March 2013

                                                                        p12_Filling line

                                                                        Sterile Packaging

                                                                        Nickel enables the safest liquid food and medicine

                                                                        October 2013


                                                                          Cheese production with an artisanal flavour

                                                                          Stainless steel for dependable taste and quality

                                                                          October 2013

                                                                            International LoadStar

                                                                            Stainless Steel Cabs

                                                                            ensure durability in the trucking industry

                                                                            November 2012

                                                                              Personal Care Products Facility

                                                                              Super Austenitic Stainless

                                                                              The solution to personal care corrosion problem

                                                                              November 2012

                                                                                Stainless Steel Couplings

                                                                                Stainless Steel Couplings

                                                                                A crucial component in piping systems

                                                                                November 2012

                                                                                  Leon Guillet

                                                                                  The History of Stainless Steel—Part 2

                                                                                  The First Stainless Steels in the Laboratory

                                                                                  November 2012

                                                                                    Ni-coatings and Aircraft

                                                                                    Taking off with Nickel

                                                                                    More nickel in an airplane than you may have thought

                                                                                      Iron Age Tools

                                                                                      The History of Stainless Steel – Part 1

                                                                                      Developments before the Discovery of Stainless Steels

                                                                                        Nitinol Archwires

                                                                                        Nitinol Archwires Prove They Have Teeth

                                                                                        Celebrating a nickel-titanium breakthrough in orthodontics

                                                                                          Stainless steel recycling

                                                                                          Stainless Steel Recycling

                                                                                          It's what's recycled that counts, not the recycled content

                                                                                            Nickel Fertilizer

                                                                                            Essential Nickel

                                                                                            Naturally-occurring, micro-nutrient nickel fundamental in ammonia conversion

                                                                                              Nickel-containing stainless steel sinks

                                                                                              Kitchen Sink Central

                                                                                              Nickel-containing stainless steel kitchen sinks are valued around the world for their ability to withstand intense, everyday use

                                                                                                Plumbing Fixtures

                                                                                                Plumbing Fixtures

                                                                                                All-stainless: not just for institutions anymore

                                                                                                  Chilean Miner Rescue

                                                                                                  Nickel Alloy Steel to the Rescue

                                                                                                  The essential role of nickel in the Plan B shaft

                                                                                                  June 2011

                                                                                                    Stainless Steel Mesh

                                                                                                    Stainless Steel Accelerates Barcelona's Metro Line Expansion Project

                                                                                                    Stainless steel mesh satisfy both aesthetics and safety requirements

                                                                                                    June 2011

                                                                                                      Stainless Steel Rebar

                                                                                                      A Bridge in a Hurry

                                                                                                      Major urban arterial span gets quick makeover

                                                                                                      June 2011

                                                                                                        Holman Street bridge, Brisbane Queensland Australia

                                                                                                        Modest Structures Enduring Results

                                                                                                        Engineers in Gold Coast City and Ottawa choose nickel-containingstainless steels to prevent corrosion in infrastructure

                                                                                                        June 2011

                                                                                                          Thames Barrier

                                                                                                          Thames Barrier

                                                                                                          Maintained with Superduplex

                                                                                                          December 2009


                                                                                                            Metal Muscles

                                                                                                            Researchers at North Carolina State University are using nickel-titanium shape memory alloys to create a new generation of remote-control flyers

                                                                                                            June 2010

                                                                                                              Champagne Bar

                                                                                                              A Touch of Class

                                                                                                              Brushed nickel sheet brings elegance and warmth to the "Champagne Bar" in London’s Westfield shopping district

                                                                                                              June 2010

                                                                                                                Stainless Dome

                                                                                                                Olympic Coverage

                                                                                                                Twin domes made of nickel-containing stainless steel the place to meet at the Vancouver Olympics

                                                                                                                June 2010


                                                                                                                  Life Saver

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

                                                                                                                  November 2010


                                                                                                                    The Sharp End

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

                                                                                                                    November 2010

                                                                                                                      Vinyl Record

                                                                                                                      Vinyl Revival

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

                                                                                                                      November 2010


                                                                                                                        Clean and Efficient Drug Manufacturing

                                                                                                                        Nickel-containing alloys are the materials of choice for the bio-pharmaceutical industry

                                                                                                                        November 2010


                                                                                                                          'Mining' Stainless Steel

                                                                                                                          Exploring the Essential Role of Stainless Steel Scrap

                                                                                                                          June 2010

                                                                                                                            Cebu Temple

                                                                                                                            Cebu Temple

                                                                                                                            A bracket system designed for longevity

                                                                                                                            December 2009

                                                                                                                              Vichy Water Sports Centre

                                                                                                                              The Stainless Alternative in Public Pools

                                                                                                                              Vichy Water Sports Centre makes a big splash

                                                                                                                              December 2009