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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CCS & the importance of CO2 storage solutions

The entire Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) industry is set to grow over the next few years, with numerous projects poised to materialise and increase the global capacity.

New high-strength PH stainless steel alloy for aircraft landing gears

High strength, toughness, and fatigue resistance are the main requirements of steels utilised for aircraft landing gear components.
Hot strip mill control room at Tata Steel Ltd in Kalinganagar, India. Photo by worldsteel; Prasenjeet Gautam

Green steel taxonomy key to kickstart decarbonisation of India’s steel sector

Green steel taxonomy key to kickstart decarbonisation of India’s steel sector
Orbital systems offer ergonomic solutions.

Ergonomic welding–a contradiction in terms?

Fronius International GmbH talks about welding related injuries and how to focus on ergonomics during welding
The Stora Enso packing mill in Oulu, northern Finland. Photo © Stora Enso.

BUTTING joins gigantic pulp & paper conversion project

BUTTING joins gigantic pulp & paper conversion project
Figure 1. Oskar Kjellberg, inventor of the first covered electrodes.

Stainless steel SMAW usability designations and coating advancements

A column by Peter Stones on the Do's and Don'ts of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Stainless steel is an essential material for medical devices such as this knee implant.

Empowering medical device applications with surface hardening

The nitrocarburizing process developed by Expanite enhances both the hardness and corrosion resistance of stainless steel materials
Figure 4. High-throughput XRPD system installed at beamline ID31.

Latest advances in stainless steels characterisation at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)

The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) was upgraded in 2021 to an ESRF-Extremely Brilliant Source (ESRF-EBS), making it the source of the most intense high-energy (6 GeV) X-rays in the world
17-4 PH stainless steel specimens fabricated during Senvol’s AMMP program.

Machine learning software accurately predicts material performance

Senvol recently demonstrated a machine learning approach to material allowables development that was shown to be more flexible, cost-effective, and time-effective than the conventional approach.
BUMAX deliver fasteners that are out of this world

BUMAX deliver fasteners that are out of this world

Specialist fastener manufacturer BUMAX has been selected to provide crucial fasteners to be used on the International Space Station (ISS)