Stainless steels in the Chemical Process Industries

G.E. Coates, Garcoa Metallurgical Services, consultant to the Nickel Institute -

Chemical Process Industries

When we think about the chemical process industry (CPI), it is impossible to imagine it without stainless steels. The safe and cost-efficient production of pharmaceutical compounds, fertilizers, paper, plastics, petrochemicals, and a host of other goods, is highly dependent on the use of these materials.

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Nickel and sustainability

Towards a circular economy

August 30, 2018


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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.