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 - 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 Nov 2009
Unlike 304L, Type 304H has a higher carbon content making the steel more suitable for use in applications where elevated temperatures are present. This article outlines the chemical and mechanical...
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...
Article - 19 Oct 2001
2205 is the most widely used duplex (ferritic/austenitic) stainless steel grade. Its most important properties are excellent corrosion resistance and high strength. Applications include chemical...
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...
News - 11 Apr 2011
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), managed by the United States Department of Energy, has licensed its alumina-forming austenitic stainless steel alloy technology to Carpenter Technology, producer...
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...
Article - 21 Feb 2001
If mild steel is exposed to an aerated neutral aqueous solution, such as a dilute solution of sodium chloride in water, a corrosive attack will begin at defects in the oxide film on the steel.
Article - 18 May 2005
Grade 316 is an austenitic grade second only to 304 in commercial importance. 316 stainless steel has improved corrosion resistance particularly for pitting and crevice corrosion in chloride...