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Engineered for extreme environments

Engineered for Extreme Environments

Our engineers and metallurgists developed INCOLOY® alloy 945X® to create a solution for the extreme heat, pressure and corrosion in aggressive oil and gas environments.

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Inconel Alloy

Power Generation's New Superalloy

Our custom-engineered INCONEL® alloy 740H® is a precipitation-strengthened, nickel-chromium-cobalt alloy suited for the most corrosive Advanced Ultra-Supercritical (A-USC) power generation applications.

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Billets

The Longest Range of Product Forms

We offer the industry’s longest range of product forms — backed by over 100 years of experience in nickel alloy technology. Our products range from large ingots and billets to plate, sheet, strip, tubing, bar and wire.

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Ensuring quality and safety

Product stewardship and occupational safety and health are paramount at Special Metals. That fact is well documented in our Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for INCONEL®.

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A Century of Innovation

The proven nickel and cobalt alloys of Special Metals have been metallurgically engineered to withstand heat, pressure and corrosion while remaining resilient for the most demanding oil and gas, power generation, chemical processing and industrial applications.

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Quality Assurance

Quality assurance at Special Metals is a process developed as a means of ensuring our customers that all their requirements and needs are met. It includes a detailed system of operating process procedures, published in Quality Manuals and audited regularly.

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Caring for the Environment

REACH is the Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, which provides streamlining for the European Union’s legislative framework on chemicals. Please review our REACH documentation categorized by facility:

Ingots

Processing Bulletins


The nickel alloys manufactured by SMC are fabricated using conventional techniques and equipment. However, the procedures for some alloys will be found to be somewhat different than those employed for more common materials such as carbon steels, alloy steels and stainless steels. These technical manuals describe procedures that are specifically applicable to the joining, machining and fabricating of SMC's high-performance alloys.


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