News - 1 Jul 2009
Stainless steel producers throughout the world are succeeding in securing higher prices, although there appears to be no increase in underlying demand in most markets. The steady climb in the LME...
News - 2 Feb 2009
Alloy surcharges charged by most stainless steel mills in the EU will decline over the March/April period. This will be the result of lower ferro-chrome contract prices. We estimate that the figures...
News - 10 May 2008
Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from Pohang Iron and Steel Company Ltd. (Posco) to supply special equipment, drives and the automation system for a cold-strip annealing, pickling and...
News - 18 Sep 2007
In connection with the move into a new phase in its strategy development towards the undisputed number one in stainless, Outokumpu has announced an EUR 550 million investment, over the next three...
News - 31 May 2007
The global stainless steel scene is changing rapidly. Customer backlash against the rising cost of nickel has been taken on board by the producers. Mills are now taking seriously market demand for low...
Article - 23 Nov 2009
UNS32205 Duplex stainless is a mixed microstructure of austenite and ferrite (50/50) which has improved strength over ferritic and austenitic steel grades with similar corrosion resistance qualities....
Article - 7 Jul 2003
Trying to predict the performance of steel alloys for use in coal fired power stations is a complex problem. Computer modelling may hold the answer. Described in this article is a comprehensive model...
Article - 16 Jun 2014
The common designations of austenitic grades of stainless steel, such as grades 304 and 316, include sub-grades – L and H variants used for specific applications.
Article - 4 Mar 2013
Stainless steel 317LN is a nitrogen alloyed austenitic stainless steel having high nitrogen content than other austenitic stainless steels. It has higher yield and tensile strength than 317L.
News - 18 Apr 2016
Outokumpu material experts, in collaboration with scientists from Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, in Germany, are working towards developing future-oriented stainless steel solutions....