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.

High-alloy stainless steel in seawater desalination processes

Seawater desalination is an industrial process used to obtain water for drinking, irrigation or industrial use.

Structures for a lifetime – Duplex as a material for bridge and storage tank...

The stainless steel industry has long believed duplex to be the perfect material for bridge and storage tank construction. That notion has now been proven by onsite inspections carried out by Outokumpu.

Water and the circular economy

The violent contrasts between dry and wet weather of recent months have laid bare the urgent need to build, maintain and upgrade water management infrastructure.

Ambitious expansion launches Venus Pipes & Tubes on global market

When Venus Pipes and Tubes began manufacturing stainless steel tubular products in 2015, few could have predicted the company’s stratospheric growth in India’s seamless and welded tube and pipe sector.

Capturing motion and magic in stainless steel

You may not be familiar with the name William Chance, but if you’ve ever seen a stainless steel sculpture on social media that took your breath away, you’ve probably seen his work.

Scrubbers for the maritime sector

The maritime sector has adapted to IMO 2020 regulations limiting polluting emissions by fitting high-quality exhaust filtering systems.

Maruichi Stainless Tube: Relationships built on trust, innovation, and quality

Maruichi Stainless Tube manufactures high-quality seamless stainless pipes and tubes around the globe.

Sandvik Materials Technology becomes Alleima – a new era dawns for alloy experts

Sandvik Materials Technology has separated from the Sandvik group and been renamed Alleima and listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange

Corrosion mitigation in the machinability and welding of stainless steels

Traditionally, the challenge for steel manufacturers has been to produce materials for LNG applications that can solve a dual problem.

300 series vs. ferritic stainless steel – which should I choose?

Ferritic stainless steels have useful properties – a lower rate of thermal expansion, higher thermal conductivity, strong ferromagnetism and very high resistance to chloride stress corrosion cracking (SCC).