Article - 26 May 2008
Marine grade stainless steel 316 has been around for a long time. Now there’s an alternative, that’s even better – grade 445M2 from Austral Wright Metals.
Article - 18 Aug 2004
During manufacture and assembly of products, there is a wide range of testing and inspection carried out to ensure the materials and items satisfy their specifications.
Article - 7 Nov 2001
A super duplex grade combining high strength and exceptional corrosion resistance. It is only really suitable for operation between -50 and 270°C. Typical applications include oil and gas exploration,...
Article - 23 Aug 2001
Metal injection moulding (MIM) is a relatively new manufacturing process for the large-scale net shape forming of high integrity, multifunctional metal parts. Applications include automotive parts,...
News - 13 Nov 2019
BASF has developed a 3D printed autoclave that meets the Category III requirements. The Technical Inspection at BASF SE in their role as Notified Body (user inspectorate) has also now certified an...
Article - 10 Apr 2020
This article explains how to ensure material quality for medical wires.
News - 20 Jul 2009
Researchers and engineers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have won eight R&D 100 Awards, which are presented each year by R&D Magazine in recognition of the...
Article - 29 Jan 2016
Grade 416 stainless steel is a martensitic machining bar, with machinability enhanced by Sulphur and Phosphorus. This steel is sometimes used in hardened or unhardened and highly tempered condition,...
Article - 16 Jun 2014
Stainless steels are used in a wide variety of applications, due to their excellent corrosion resistance properties. In order to achieve this it is necessary to carry out appropriate cleaning and...
Article - 6 Mar 2013
Stainless steel grade 310 MoLN is a fully austenitic stainless steel that does not have intermetallic phases such as intergranular carbide precipitations. The 310MoLN steel grade has an optimized...