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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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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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The Longest Range of Product Forms in the Industry

We produce the most comprehensive array of alloys, in all standard mill forms —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 Innovative Alloys

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

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How We Care About 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:

Quality Assurance Accreditations

Quality assurance at Special Metals Corporation 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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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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