An article of manufacture for reducing susceptibility of a metal pipe to metal dusting degradation. The article includes a multi-layer tubing having an alloy layer and a copper layer. The alloy layer can include a Ni based, an Al based and an Fe based alloy layer. In addition, layers of chrome oxide, spinel and aluminum oxide can be used.
 The United States Government has certain rights in the invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of Chicago operating Argonne National Laboratory.