Article - 9 Feb 2005
AL Clean is a new fingerprint resistant stainless steel from Allegheny Ludlum. Available in grades such as 316, 304 and 201, the stainless steel benefits from a continuous coating that resists stains...
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 - 24 Aug 2008
Austral Wright Metals has introduced two new generation grades of ferritic stainless steel. These are 'new generation' ferritic grades, with extra low carbon and fully stabilised, so don't suffer the...
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 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...
Article - 2 Mar 2021
This article looks at the use of EBSD to characterize the deformation microstructure of an additively manufactured 316-L stainless steel alloy.
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 - 13 Sep 2001
The 316 family is a group of austenitic stainless steels with superior corrosion resistance to 304 stainless steels. They also have excellent toughness and can be used in the food, marine, chemical...
Article - 6 Jun 2008
Nickel-free 445M2 stainless steel is a viable alternative to 316 stainless steel. This case study shows how it has been used in a nickel smelter. Advantages over 3216 are provided along with...
Article - 21 Nov 2009
After 304, 316 is the most common stainless steel on the market. It is an austenitic grade with the addition of 2–3% molybdenum which further improves corrosion resistance. It is often referred to as...