Vale - Products

By: Inco  09-12-2011
Keywords: Technical Support, Stainless Steel, Nickel

Vale Inco is the worlds leading nickel company, satisfying about 20 per cent of the global demand for primary nickel. We manufacture primary nickel used in stainless steel, alloy steels, nickel alloys and electroplating; as well as specialty nickel powders used in rechargeable batteries, powder metallurgy and nickel salts. We are also a leading producer of copper, cobalt and precious metals.

Our products are key ingredients in a diverse range of applications & markets including construction, automotive, aerospace, oil & gas, food & beverage and electronics end-uses.

Vale Inco is a quality manufacturer. All our plants are ISO9001 certified. We provide exceptional customer service and are renowned worldwide as a reliable supplier.

As world nickel demand has grown, we have built an unrivalled global network of sales and marketing offices - a distinct competitive advantage. Staffed predominantly by local people, our global offices are the focal points of long-standing customer relationships. We know and understand our customer’s processes and requirements. We are proud to provide them with a level of technical support and advice that makes a difference to their businesses.

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Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010

Keywords: Alloy Steels, Electroplating, Nickel, Nickel Alloys, Nickel Powders, Powder Metallurgy, Stainless Steel, Technical Support

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Vale - Cobalt

The refined cobalt is marketed as an electrolytic metal or an intermediate product to key industry sectors such as superalloys, used for aerospace and land-based based turbine components as well as the manufacture of cobalt based chemicals.


Vale - Nickel for Plating

We maintain a worldwide sales and distribution network and provide clients with technical support to fit their needs. They are of the highest quality and contain minimum impurities so platers are assured of consistent results. Vale Inco offers more plating products in more forms than any other nickel producer in the world. Our products are manufactured in plants that meet ISO9001 standards.


Vale - Nickel Powders

Nickel powders are manufactured to ISO9001 standards at the Copper Cliff Refinery in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada and the Clydach Refinery in Wales, U.K. Our product portfolio includes various shapes and sizes of nickel powder and nickel oxide. We invite you to contact the Vale Inco sales office nearest you for more product and application information.


Vale - Copper

Vale Inco produces copper concentrate at our Canadian operations in Sudbury, Ontario and the Voisey’s Bay Nickel Operation in Labrador. Electrowon copper cathodes generally contain 99.99 percent copper content and are primarily sold in North America. Vale Inco produces electrowon copper cathode at our Canadian operation in Sudbury. Vale Inco produces copper anodes at our Canadian operation in Sudbury.


Vale - Nickel for Stainless Steel

We produce Utility® nickel at refineries in Taiwan, Korea and China; Tonimet® at our refinery in Matsusaka, Japan; nickel discs at our carbonyl refineries in Ontario, Canada and Swansea, Wales and melting rounds at our electrolytic refinery in Manitoba, Canada.


Vale - Nickel for Melting

The exceptional quality of Vale Inco nickel makes it ideally suitable to the production of both cast and wrought alloy forms including nickel-based alloys, austenitic stainless steels, low alloy steels and cast irons. Vale Inco produces nickel products for melting applications from both our carbonyl and electrolytic processes.