Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...
News - 2 Sep 2013
Outokumpu delivers austenitic 4565 stainless steel grade and quarto plates to a power plant in Boxberg, Saxony, Germany. The plant is being constructed by Babcock Noell GmbH and its subcontractor...
Article - 20 May 2005
Stainless steel is the name for a family of corrosion resistant steels. New uses are being continuously found for the attractive appearance, low maintenance and strength of stainless steel. Grade...
Article - 21 Feb 2001
This article describes the pitting attack that occurs when there is a breakdown in the passive oxide layer on metals. It also looks at stainless steel design to prevent it and methods of predicting...
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...
News - 16 Dec 2008
Compromising the integrity of welding structures and posing a dangerous threat, weld cracks are an unacceptable defect in modern construction. Whilst remedial action is possibly this relies highly on...
Article - 10 Jul 2017
Researchers at Yonsei University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering have recently developed a new Iron–high Manganese alloy that is both strong and ductile. Young-kook Lee’s team...
Article - 8 Jan 2018
Stainless is a term that was applied to cover a broad range of steel types and grades developed for oxidation or corrosion resistant applications.
Article - 17 Aug 2016
Stainless steels contain several alloying elements that are in line with the specific composition and grade. The following sections describe the alloying additions and the reasons they are present,...
Article - 15 Feb 2002
Life cycle costing is a method for justifying materials choices for applications. It takes into account cost, fabrication and installation, maintenance, replacement costs, production losses and...