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Scientists Demonstrate Complex Structure of Fe4O5

Scientists Demonstrate Complex Structure of Fe4O5

The behavior of the recently-discovered Fe4O5 iron oxide has been studied by a group of international researchers, including Russian scientists from Moscow State University. These researchers have successfully explained the complex structure of Fe4O5, and they have also presented a report on its unique properties. The report was published in the latest issue of Nature Chemistry. [More]
Bufab Agrees to Acquire Apex Stainless Holdings for SEK 310 Million

Bufab Agrees to Acquire Apex Stainless Holdings for SEK 310 Million

Bufab has agreed to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in Apex Stainless Holdings Limited (Apex Stainless) - a privately-owned UK company, specializing in the distribution of stainless steel fasteners, mainly to UK-based customers. [More]
Tungsten Oxide Surface Coating Increases Durability and Strength of Steel

Tungsten Oxide Surface Coating Increases Durability and Strength of Steel

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new nanoporous surface coating that increases the safety, strength, and durability of ubiquitous steel. [More]
New Binder Jet Powders Enable 3D Printing of Components with Increased Wear Resistance

New Binder Jet Powders Enable 3D Printing of Components with Increased Wear Resistance

NanoSteel®, a pioneering company in nano-structured materials design, has introduced powders for the binder jet 3D printing process and its first commercial use in additive manufacturing. [More]
Free Webinar on XRF Applications in the Steel Industry Using SumXcore Technology and Zetium

Free Webinar on XRF Applications in the Steel Industry Using SumXcore Technology and Zetium

PANalytical, the world’s leading supplier of analytical instrumentation and software for X-ray and related techniques, announces their free webinar on XRF applications in the steel industry using SumXcore technology and Zetium on 17 September 2015, presented by Micaela Longo, Metals Segment Manager, PANalytical B.V., the Netherlands. [More]
Researchers Work on Development of Materials that are Ductile in Arctic Conditions

Researchers Work on Development of Materials that are Ductile in Arctic Conditions

Studies reveal that 13% of remaining oil and 30% of remaining gas reserves are located around the Arctic regions, causing the oil industry to move north to lay claims on it. This would mean producing oil and gas between 40-60° below zero. Therefore, one of the current key requirements is the speedy development of materials that can resist these extreme conditions. [More]
Magnetation Commences Iron Ore Concentrate Production at Plant Four in Minnesota

Magnetation Commences Iron Ore Concentrate Production at Plant Four in Minnesota

Magnetation LLC (Magnetation) announced today that it has successfully produced its first iron ore concentrate at its new plant, Plant Four, located near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Magnetation said the new plant has begun operations one quarter ahead of schedule and three quarters ahead of the original project schedule. [More]
Sutor Subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua, Receives New Steel Pipe Processing Contract

Sutor Subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua, Receives New Steel Pipe Processing Contract

Sutor Technology Group Limited, one of the leading China-based manufacturers and service providers for fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, today announced its subsidiary, Ningbo Zhehua Heavy Steel Pipe Manufacturing Co., Ltd, recently entered into a new contract to process and deliver 5,000 metric tons of spiral seam and straight seam welded steel pipes. [More]
Maintenance-Free Boat Constructed Using Outokumpu Stainless Steel

Maintenance-Free Boat Constructed Using Outokumpu Stainless Steel

Swedish Steel Yachts (SSY) has built a new stainless steel boat named “Elvira” using Outokumpu duplex stainless steel. This innovative boat is the first boat to be constructed completely out of stainless steel and can withstand harsh winter weather conditions. [More]
Outokumpu Lean Duplex Grade LDX 2101 Stainless Steel Selected for PVI Water Heaters

Outokumpu Lean Duplex Grade LDX 2101 Stainless Steel Selected for PVI Water Heaters

PVI Industries LLC, an American water heaters manufacturer has chosen Outokumpu’s proprietary lean duplex grade LDX 2101® to replace carbon steel in its water heaters. [More]