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Technical

Working together with global Stainless Steel Materials’ experts, engineers and companies involved in the manufacture or use of stainless steels/CRAs, we provide here a selection of original, non-commercial articles. These in-depth technical papers are written or co-written by operating companies, describing commercially viable new technologies and case histories of successful applications, backed by data. Topics include tubes & pipes, cladding, offshore, chemical process industry, welding & fabrication, 13Cr stainless steels, titanium, nickel alloys, pulp & paper and duplex stainless steels.
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ISSF: 2021 edition of Stainless Steel in Figures available

The reference guide for statistics on stainless steel is the brochure Stainless Steel in Figures which has a range of statistics about the world stainless steel industry.

Skanska selects BUMAX to supply fasteners for Slussen

BUMAX has been chosen to supply high-strength and corrosion-resistant fasteners to global construction giant Skanska for the high-profile Slussen infrastructure project in Stockholm, Sweden.

Kanthal announces price increase to its customers

Kanthal announced that it has notified customers globally of a price increase, effective June 7, 2021. The increase is a result of higher costs related to raw material, logistics and personnel and will vary by products and regions in the range of 4% to 10%.

HFT®’s QuickPurge® for large diameter pipe purging

Weld Purging Experts Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®’s innovative QuickPurge® Systems, which are manufactured up to 88″ (2,235mm), dramatically reduces the space that needs to be purged, thereby reducing purging time dramatically, making huge savings in both time and gas costs.

Leon Topalian elected as Chairman of AISI

Nucor Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Leon Topalian was elected to serve a two-year term as chairman of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Board of Directors.

Innovative cooling system release at Nucore Group

Nucore Group has recently completed an innovative cooling system prioritizing low load starting current, designed for continuous and ad-hoc use on limited capacity power sources.

Topsoe and Preem achieve 85% of renewable feedstock

Together, Topsoe and Preem have concluded the revamp of Preem’s Gothenburg refinery, which is part of Preem’s endeavors to reduce Sweden’s total carbon emissions by 20%.

New production site in Tucson, Arizona

In November 2020, Sandvik Materials Technology had found a second location for EXERA® fine medical wire and wire-based components manufacturing.

Essberger orders FKAB’s stainless steel tankers

FKAB Marine Design proudly presents the new building project of 4+4 X 6 600 DWT DF stainless steel chemical tankers, ordered by John T. Essberger, at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Yangzhou) Dingheng Co Ltd. in China.

AWI celebrates 75 years in business with £1m investment

Alloy Wire International (AWI) is celebrating 75 years of manufacturing in 2021 and has plans in place to take sales past pre-Covid-19 levels to GBP 12M by the end of the year.