The equipment and components in the petrochemical industry must be able to withstand aggressive environments where they will come in contact with gas, chemicals, heat, and/or chlorine. That is why the most special metals are often found in this industry which needs strong metals that can withstand aggressive environments.
Applications in the petrochemical industry
- Shut-off valves
- Piping systems
- Pressure vessels
Frequently used metals in this industry
- Inconel and hastelloy nickel alloys
- Titanium alloys