Nickel Sheet

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Nickel sheets are thin, flat stock metal shapes that exhibit uniform thickness and are formed from billets or ingots of pure nickel or any of a number of nickel alloys. In general, these forms are thicker than foil, but thinner than nickel plates. Thicknesses between 0.006inches and 0.250inches most commonly constitute a sheet, though the individual standards of nickel suppliers may vary. Read More…

Nickel Sheet Nickel sheet is a flat, often thin sheet constructed of the metal nickel or nickel alloys. Nickel sheets are among the number of items that can be formed from nickel. Besides being able to withstand extreme temperatures, nickel alloys can be welded, machined and hot and cold worked.

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Long Island City, NY  |  800-767-9494

We supply Nickel and its alloys for a broad range of applications. metalmen provides supply solutions – we respond with quick quotes and on-time deliveries.

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Metalmen Sales Inc. $$$

Pompton Plains, NJ  |  800-838-1978

Our company may have started small, but we quickly grew to handle the largest aluminum orders. Our metals are made from the highest quality materials, and we pledge to offer superior service to all our customers.

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Metal Associates $$$

South Norwalk, CT  |  203-838-5700

Since 1986 Magellan has been serving the global aerospace, oil & gas, power generation, petrochemical, bio-medical, pharmaceutical and other high tech manufacturing industries. Suppliers of nickel alloys, titanium, stainless steel and duplex alloys throughout the United States and in over 45 countries.

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Magellan Metals $$$

Solon, OH  |  888-539-5602

Versatile is a good way to describe us. We are a service center that processes aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, phosphor bronze, nickel silver, Hastelloy, Inconel, Monel and other metals, specializing in supplying a variety of foil and sheet gauged stock items. You are not held to a minimum order. We will process metal sheets in widths up to 48", lengths of up to 144".

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Comet Metals, Inc. $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  440-250-1900

For over 30 years, we have provided metal forged products for a wide variety of industries, including the aerospace, military, food service, medical, and automotive industries. Our customers know they can trust our forgings for quality and affordability. We will never try to make you pay more than you should for our products. Contact us by phone or email to find out more!

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The nickel sheets available from suppliers are rarely the finished products, though they and the products made from them are extremely versatile and widely employed across the industrial sector. Minting, power generation, chemical processing, building and construction, marine, material handling, electronics, aerospace, medical and numerous other industries find many applications for metal sheets in stock and finished form.

Sheets are ideal stock forms as they are available in standardized measurements, allowing manufacturers to plan for efficient transport, storage and secondary processing. The thinness of the sheet combined with the ductile and malleable qualities of nickel allow for easy fabrication of specific shapes while still maintaining the integrity of the materials.

Additional properties of nickel such as hardness, ferromagnetism, electrical and heat conductivity, as well as corrosion resistance give further incentive to utilize this material in sheet or other form. When purchasing nickel sheeting, it is important to consider the specific alloy used as physical, chemical and machining properties will vary.

Before sheet production can begin, this naturally occurring element must be mined from the earth most often by means of pyrometallurgical extraction or hydruometallurgy. The resulting nickel ore is refined through various roasting and reduction processes until the desired purity is reached.

Commercial grade nickel sheets are composed of 99.6% nickel and minimal amounts of other elements while some nickel alloys contain as little as 32.5% nickel. The nickel or alloy is then formed into ingots, billets, bars or other shapes that are used in the formation of sheets. Processes such as extrusion, casting, hot rolling, cold rolling and drawing are commonly used in sheet metal production, with hot or cold roll forming as the most common technique.

In this method the stock nickel, heated or at room temperature, is fed through a pair of rollers that compress the metal into a thin sheet. In some cases several rollers or several passes through the same rollers may be needed to reach the desired thickness which should be uniform throughout the sheet.

The thickness, gauge, length and width of the resulting nickel sheet should be carefully considered with regards for its final use as should the effects of any initial or secondary processing. Once purchased for a given application, these thin planes may undergo many different processes such as folding, punching, stamping, slitting, cutting, metal spinning and other fabrication methods which create the final piece.

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