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Alloys : Inconel

Inconel refers to a family of high-performance alloys (or superalloys) where nickel and chromium are the two primary metals. There are many variations of Inconcel, all with high strength and high temperature resistance, corrosion resistance, and oxidation resistance. Because of it's characteristics, Inconel is very difficult to machine and shape. Due to it's high level of corrosion resistance, Inconel is a popular alloy in marine applications. The term Inconel is a registered trademark of Special Metals Corporation.