Nickel for Melting

Nickel oxide sinter 75

 

Ni

Co

Cu

Fe

S

P

O

Product Standard (%)

≧75.0

≦1.5

≦0.2

≦1.0

≦0.08

-

-

Typical Chemical Analysis (%)

76 – 78

0.8 – 1.2

0.10 – 0.16

0.3 – 0.5

0.003 – 0.030

<0.001

Bal.

Production site/Production method

 Matsusaka/Fluidized roasting method

Form

 Granule (Sieve mesh opening 1,700 µm, all pass)

Packaging

 1.4 ton one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 1 ton)
 2.0 ton one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 1.5 ton)

Main Characteristics

 1. Used as nickel additive at the initial charging stage of stainless steel or other nickeliferous steel production.
 2. Its 20% content of oxygen contributes to the decarburization and/or desiliconization.
 3. Micronized powder can be used as pigment or glaze.

Applications

 To be used as nickel additive for stainless/specialty steels.

Tonimet Granules
Typical chemical composition

 

Ni

Co

Cu

Fe

S

P

O

Product Standard (%)

≧95.0

≦1.9

≦0.3

≦1.0

≦0.03

-

-

Typical Chemical Analysis (%)

95 – 96

1.0 – 1.5

0.1 – 0.2

0.3 – 0.6

0.006 – 0.020

<0.001

2 – 4

Production site/Production method

 Matsusaka/Fluidized reduction method

Form

 Granule (Sieve mesh opening 1,700 µm, all pass)

Packaging

 1.1 ton one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 1 ton)

Main Characteristics

 1. High nickel grade (more than 93%) and low oxygen content (approx. 3%) allow for its extensive use, regardless to chromium content, in the initial and middle charging stage.
 2. It can be used in converter, electric furnace and AOD refining furnace as nickel additive for stainless steels, low alloy steels, steels for low temperature service and alloys for electronic materials.

Applications

 To be used as nickel additive for stainless/specialty steels.

Tonimet Briquettes
Typical chemical composition

 

Ni

Co

Cu

Fe

S

P

O

Product Standard (%)

≧92.5

≦1.9

≦0.3

≦1.0

≦0.03

-

-

Typical Chemical Analysis (%)

93 – 95

1.0 – 1.5

0.1 – 0.2

0.3 – 0.6

0.006 – 0.020

<0.001

2 – 4

Production site/Production method

 Matsusaka/Almond shaped granule produced by the fluidized reduction method

Form

 Almond shaped briquettes (approx. 20 x 30 x 15 mm)

Packaging

 1.1 ton one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 1 ton)
 2.1 ton  one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 2 ton)

Main Characteristics

 1. High nickel grade (more than 93%) and low oxygen content (approx. 3%) allow for its extensive use, regardless to chromium content, in the initial and middle charging stage.
 2. Designed to be used with automated charging systems such as hoppers contributing to workflow rationalization.
 3. It can be used in converter, electric furnace and AOD refining furnace as nickel additive for stainless steels, low alloy steels, steels for low temperature service and alloys for electronic materials.

Applications

 To be used as nickel additive for stainless/specialty steels.

Tonimet 97 Granules
Typical chemical composition

 

Ni

Co

Cu

Fe

S

P

O

Product Standard (%)

≧96.5

≦2.1

≦0.3

≦1.0

≦0.03

-

-

Typical Chemical Analysis (%)

97.0 – 97.2

1.0 – 1.6

0.1 – 0.2

0.4 – 0.7

0.006 – 0.020

<0.001

0.4 – 0.6

Production site/Production method

 Matsusaka/Fluidized reduction method

Form

 Granule (Sieve mesh opening 1,700 µm, all pass)

Packaging

 1.0 ton one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 1 ton)

Main Characteristics

 1. Low oxygen content (approx. 0.5%) enables wide range of usage, including final composition adjustment.
 2. High nickel content (approx. 97%) and low impurity levels enable it use for the production of high nickel alloys.
 3. It also can be used as a source of nickel salts.

Applications

 To be used as nickel additive for stainless/specialty steels.

 Tonimet 97 Compact

Typical chemical composition

 

Ni

Co

Cu

Fe

S

P

O

Product Standard (%)

≧96.5

≦2.1

≦0.3

≦1.0

≦0.03

-

-

Typical Chemical Analysis (%)

97.0 – 97.2

1.0 – 1.6

0.1 – 0.2

0.4 – 0.7

0.006 – 0.020

<0.001

0.4 – 0.6

Production site/Production method

 Matsusaka/Cylinder shaped 97 granule produced by the fluidized reduction method

Form

 Compacts (25φ×15 mm Height)

Packaging

 1.0 ton one-way flexible container (Nickel net weight approx. 1 ton)

Main Characteristics

 1. Low oxygen content (approx. 0.5%) enables wide range of usage, including final composition adjustment.
 2. High nickel content (approx. 97%) and low impurity levels enable it use for the production of high nickel alloys.
 3. Enables to use with discharging hopper for automatic weigh feeding.
 4. It also can be used as a source of nickel salts.

Applications

 To be used as nickel additive for stainless/specialty steels.

 Pellets
Typical chemical composition

Ni

S

Co

Cu

Fe

Zn

C

Pb

%

99.9

0.0002

<0.00002

<0.00005

0.002

<0.00005

<0.01

<0.00002

Production site/Production method

 UK & Canada/Carbonyl method

Form

 Spherical (diameter:  6 – 20 mm)

Packaging

 250 kg drums

Main Characteristics

 1. One of the purest forms of nickel available in the market.
 2. High bulk density ensures easy feeding into furnace.
 3. The excellent flowability makes it suitable for the discharging from the hopper.

Applications

 To be used as nickel additive for stainless/specialty steels.

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