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...
Article - 7 Feb 2002
Outlined are some simple and practical tests that can be used for the identification of grades and types of stainless steel. The tests are inexpensive and non-destructive but do have some limitations...
Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
Article - 1 Nov 2018
This article discusses the applications of martensitic stainless steel 1.4057 QT800.
News - 22 Jan 2007
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated announced that its Board of Directors has approved the expansion of the Company’s titanium and specialty plate facility located in Washington, PA. The purpose...
Article - 19 Apr 2002
The basis of the nickel-titanium shape memory alloy (SMA) class is the intermetallic equiatomic binary alloy NiTi. Thanks to its moderate solubility range, its composition can be changed.
Article - 12 Apr 2001
This article outlines the effects on steel of the addition of elements including chromium, nickel, vanadium, molybdenum, tungsten, boron, cobalt, titanium, aluminium, manganese, and silicon.
News - 14 Nov 2012
Outokumpu stainless steel is used to make crucial components in Miele’s world-leading washers and driers. Miele’s washing machines have the longest product lives of all competing...
News - 23 Jul 2012
Granta Design has announced the launch of a new data module providing searchable access to metals property data from Japan's National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), experts on the...