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 - 16 Jun 2014
The mechanical properties of stainless steels are always the major product specifications when purchasing the product. The properties usually specified for flat rolled products are Brinell or Rockwell...
Article - 20 Nov 2002
Offshore structures require special materials due to the highly corrosive environment in which they exist. These conditions and the corrosion mechanisms are described. The materials that have been...
Article - 27 Aug 2003
With nuclear power currently satisfying much of the world's electricity requirements the safety, reliability and economic operation of these plants is of the utmost importance. For this reason...
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 - 5 Apr 2004
A general guide to the welding of tool steels is provided. Aspects such as preparation, preheating, welding and post heating are covered.
News - 29 Aug 2006
VTT recommends special steels for automotive industry New austenitic stainless steels enhance driving safety, reduce servicing costs and facilitate recycling
Technical Research Centre of Finland...
Article - 19 Sep 2013
This year stainless steel celebrates its 100th birthday, making this the perfect time to take a holistic look at stainless steel and gain a greater appreciation of what makes this metal such a...
Article - 29 Jun 2012
The Unified Numbering System (UNS) for Metals and Alloys is established to correlate several internationally used alloy and metal numbering systems, which are now commonly used by trade associations,...
Article - 2 Jan 2002
Selection of a particular grade of stainless steel should be primarily be to exploit its main properties. This article helps with the initial grade selection and covers corrosion resistance, physical...