Article - 19 Sep 2013
This year stainless steel celebrates its 100th birthday, making this the perfect time to take a holistic look at stainless steel and gain a greater appreciation of what makes this metal such a...
Article - 6 Mar 2013
Stainless steel 310L nitric acid grade (NAG) is designed to be used in nitric acid applications. The carbon and silicon contents are well controlled in this steel to produce a more stable austenite...
Article - 26 Jun 2018
Heat treatment originated in the Bronze Age and was developed further for processing iron (blacksmithing) around 800 BC.
Article - 5 Mar 2013
Stainless steel grade Duplex 2304 is a duplex stainless steel type with a structure that is a balance of ferritic and austenitic. It has high strength and toughness, resistance to stress corrosion...
Article - 4 Sep 2001
These are a form of cast iron that have variable properties dependent on the microstructure. The microstructure can be altered via heat treatments. In general these materials have low tensile...
Article - 14 May 2018
Plastic or metal tubes, inserted into the lumen of anatomic ducts or vessels to keep the passageway open, are called stents. Stents have a characteristic mesh design composed of biocompatible metal or...
Article - 5 Jun 2008
Incoloy 825 is highly resistant to corrosion. It has a high nickel content, sufficient to resist chloride ion stress corrosion cracking, and a very stable austenite structure. The levels of molybdenum...
Article - 21 Apr 2005
Precipitation hardening steels can be supplied in a readily machineable condition. After fabrication, a single, low temperature heat treatment can dramatically increase the strength of the...