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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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Nickel takes the extreme heat

Most chemical processes react faster, and power generation operates more efficiently when they run hotter. But will the materials stand up? In practice, the maximum temperature for many processes is limited by material suitability. Nickel can come to the rescue.

Augmented Reality protects skills in steel industry

The power of Augmented Reality (AR) is set to be used to optimise processes in the steel and metals industry and retain crucial skills that could be lost forever as an ageing workforce retires.

Heavy-duty agitators save energy in sulphur melters

PhosAgro is the biggest manufacturer of phosphate-based fertilizers in Europe. The largest site is the chemical cluster in Cherepovets, Russia, where sulphuric acid is produced locally from elementary sulphur.

AMETEK secures ISO 45001:2018 Certification

AMETEK Fine Tubes has been awarded the ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety Certification. The certification validates that the business has met stringent health and safety standards to protect its employees at work.

GN provide drilling waste management systems to Nigeria

GN Solids Control has been working on providing drilling waste management systems to global oil and gas drilling service companies for many years. Recently, GN Solids Control finished manufacturing of 3 sets of VFD decanter centrifuges, 2 sets of cuttings dryers with auxiliary skid and screw feeding pumps for a Nigerian client.

A passion to combat microbial corrosion

Dr. Reza Javaherdashti is passionate when it comes to corrosion, and methods to avoid it. This is perhaps not surprising since he has a Ph.D. in corrosion and an extensive background in metallurgical engineering and material science.

BUTTING honored for 40 years membership of DGZfP

BUTTING tests its products using non-destructive testing techniques and is aware of their importance. It is therefore understandable that it has been a member of the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zerstörungsfreie Prüfung e.V. – DGZfP) for 40 years now.

Van Geenen Metaalfinishing looks to the future with Timesavers

The recent arrival of an 81 series wide-belt precision grinding machine at metal polishing and finishing specialist Van Geenen has had an immediate impact. Through improved capacity, productivity and overall capability, the Rijssen, Netherlands-based company is opening up new business opportunities.

Kingsbury’s novel fixture for machining nuclear waste containers

Decommissioning legacy nuclear waste silos on a former UK power generating site at Sellafield requires a large number of bins to be machined to close geometrical tolerances to ensure safe stacking.

WELTEC BIOPOWER builds a biogas plant in Finland

WELTEC BIOPOWER recently commissioned a biogas plant near Turku in the south-west of Finland, in which it cooperated with its long-standing Finnish partner, Doranova, to complete the project.