Nickel Magazine

Volume 28-1: Enduring - A lifetime roof for a Singapore sports club

March 01, 2013

Features


In Focus

"Rising" detail

Small and Vital

Often it’s the small things, or the hidden things, that nickel in its various forms and utilizing its various properties allows us to do, and do reliably, consistently, efficiently and safely.

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In Use

Early stainless steel cutlery

The History of Stainless Steel—Part 3

By the end of the first decade of the 1900s, the properties of chromium and chromium-nickel steels were beginning to be better understood and this, in turn, led to the independent development of stainless steels by metallurgists working in several countries.

Spark plug

Nickel alloys for spark plugs

Designers of internal combustion engines big and small – from the compact four-cylinder motor under the car’s hood to room-sized power plants – require reliable spark plugs to keep their creations running smoothly. And spark plug manufacturers in turn rely on nickel alloys to build reliable, durable electrodes to keep their plugs firing dependably.


Disk drive

Nickel for memory

A digital storage and retrieval device is as vital to a computer as a heart is to a human being and nickel makes two essential contributions.

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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.