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Our dedicated news department gathers news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the stainless steel industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the manufacturer, supply and use of corrosion resistant alloys (CRAs).
Topics such as tubes & pipes, cladding, offshore, chemical process industry, welding & fabrication, 13Cr stainless steels, titanium, nickel alloys, pulp & paper and duplex stainless steels are covered as well as interviews with materials specialists, manufacturer and end users alike.
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Evolution of O2-based inclusions in an additively manufactured super-duplex

A recent study has shown that super-duplex stainless steel powder feedstocks specified for use in directed energy deposition additive manufacturing processes can have an oxygen composition nearly five times higher than that present in comparable wrought forms.

Microstructure and corrosion resistance of underwater laser clad duplex

During the long-term service of nuclear power plants, the duplex stainless steel (DSS) plate in the spent fuel pool ages. Its failure mechanism is mainly uniform corrosion, stress corrosion cracking (SCC) and pitting corrosion, which poses a serious threat to the safe operation of nuclear power plants. Repairs are usually done by underwater welding technology to reduce the equipment maintenance costs and exposure to radiation.

ExOne and Fraunhofer IFAM partnership on metal binder

The ExOne Company and the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (Fraunhofer IFAM) announced they are deepening their partnership on binder and materials development projects following the success of CleanFuse™ metal binder.

HandyTube hires Jeffrey Farris as Vice President

HandyTube Corporation announced that it has hired Jeffrey Farris as Vice President, Business Segment Leader.

GEV completes ship specification engineering for C-H2

Global Energy Ventures has completed the ship specification engineering for its proposed 430-tonne pilot compressed hydrogen (C-H2) ship for review by a shipping regulator.

ESAB launches savage A40 PAPR technology

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched its new Savage A40 PAPR with Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) technology.

Novarc unveils SWR+HyperFill at FABTECH 2021

Novarc Technologies announced that the company will be unveiling its new breakthrough technology, the Spool Welding Robot+HyperFill at FABTECH 2021 located in Chicago.

Sumitomo to build a pilot plant for PMMA recycling

Sumitomo Chemical is building a pilot facility for chemical recycling of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) at Niihama in Ehime prefecture, Japan.

Innovative Architecture honors LARGO-TWIST 2045

Innovative Architecture honored the sun protection mesh LARGO-TWIST 2045 from Haver & Boecker with two awards. The HAVER Architectural Mesh LARGO-TWIST 2045 not only received the "Winner" award in the category "Products - Facades", but also in the "Innovative Material" category, which focuses on sustainable, energy-efficient and functional materials that are versatile in terms of design.

GEA launches Ariete and TriplexPanda Lab homogenizers

GEA has recently extended its range of homogenizers with the GEA Ariete Homogenizer 3160 and the GEA TriplexPanda Lab Homogenizer.