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Featured Story

Our Featured Story archive is a collection of the Featured Story’s which have been published in our magazine and taken pride of place as the ‘unique feature article’ on our Stainless Steel World home page. In addition to industry updates, market news and topical issues of the day the Feature Story provides an interesting mix of company profiles, in-depth technical articles, reports from major end users and features projects in a variety of industries ranging from oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical to the architecture, power generation, medical and food and beverage industries.

Featured Story – At Scoda Tubes Ltd, time is never a barrier to progress

In 2008, Scoda Tubes Ltd was established as a manufacturer of innovative stainless steel pipe and tube solutions. After solid performance during the early years, Scoda Tubes’ growth really sky-rocketed following a management change in 2017.

Aperam: A world-leading stainless steel company with corporate responsibility at its heart

Since its spin-off from ArcelorMittal 10 years ago, Aperam has become an undisputable global leader in stainless, electrical, and specialty steel, with customers in over 40 countries. Having a fl at stainless and electrical steel capacity of 2.5 million tonnes in Brazil and Europe, it is also a leader in high-value specialty products.

Featured Story – New titanium application: industrial gold extraction

A titanium-clad autoclave designed for extracting gold ore is under construction for eventual use in Russia. It represents a new industry application for titanium.

Featured Story – Positive results for 3D-printed duplex connectors

Large-scale 3D metal printing company MX3D has successfully produced a structural connector in duplex stainless steel, designed in collaboration with engineers from Takenaka, one of the largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms in Japan.

Feature Story: Nickel Aluminium Bronze (NAB) – CRAs dedicated to shipbuilding

Corrosion issues are of major importance in a marine environment due to the highly corrosive nature of seawater. However, reliable solutions do exist; most are based on cathodic protection, coated steel or stainless steels, but another category of alloys is available; Nickel Aluminium Bronze alloys.

Jiuli: R&D capabilities create more value for clients

Stainless Steel World had the honor of returning to the central Yangtze River delta area to meet with its old acquaintance, JIULI.

Featured Story – India’s burgeoning H2O2 sector means good news for stainless steel...

The market for a key industrial chemical is set to grow, according to a recent report by Global Market Insights. They valued the hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) market size at around USD 4.8 billion in 2019 and forecast a growth rate of over 5.7% CAGR from the period of 2020 to 2026.

Featured Story – At the extremes: nickel alloys in space

2020 marked the start of an exciting new decade in space exploration and innovation with nickel-containing alloys playing an important role in the construction of rockets, wheels, and catalysts, to name a few applications.

Featured Story – Robots, pigs and pipes

Groundbreaking robots in the UK eliminate the logistical and environmental impacts of gas line excavation by taking measurements from inside the pipe. To withstand the extreme conditions there, 2507 super-duplex stainless steel was chosen for the robots’ chassis.

Featured Story – Kiwi magic: New Zealander perfects the polished sphere

Lincoln Raikes founded Global Stainless in 2004 to chase a very specific dream: to create perfect stainless steel spheres in a high mirror polish better than anyone else in the world.