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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EnBW & Equinor invest in German offshore wind

EnBW and Equinor invest in German offshore wind

EnBW and Equinor announced their interest in developing offshore wind together. EnBW is one of the largest energy supply companies in Germany and Europe.
Faster testing method for metallic materials

Faster testing method for metallic materials

BAM is coordinating a project to develop a much faster testing method for materials to accelerate the development of a hydrogen economy.
Pressure vessels for the chemical industry

Pressure vessels for the chemical industry

Pressure vessels destined for service in the chemical industry demand rigorous testing and fabrication expertise. New Zealand-based Taurus Engineering specialises in this challenging task.
Carbon capture and storage – why nickel alloys are capturing attention

Carbon capture and storage – why nickel alloys are capturing attention

As industries around the globe work to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, there is also an effort to prevent its escape into the atmosphere by sequestering it.

Testing & inspection of high-alloy cast products with high specification requirements

Casting expert Michael Porfilio takes a detailed look at the general process in which a highly-specified casting is produced in a high-alloy foundry.
LNG project sets up Texas as “energy capital of the world”

LNG project sets up Texas as “energy capital of the world”

Sempra Infrastructure Partners announces Phase 1 of the Port Arthur LNG project with the project estimated to cost USD13 billion.
Filler metals used in the nuclear industry

Filler metals used in the nuclear industry

What are the requirements on chemistry of welding metals used in the fabrication of components for nuclear reactors?

HRS super-sizes with titanium

Outokumpu is entering the metal powder business for additive manufacturing. The Finnish manufacturer opened a new atomisation plant in Germany in April.
Intelligent optical surface inspection systems

Intelligent optical surface inspection systems

Efficient and reliable optical inspection systems for process- and quality control may help to increase efficiency.
The company’s portfolio of high-quality metal powders includes stainless steel and nickel alloys.

Outokumpu enters the metal powder business

Outokumpu is entering the metal powder business for additive manufacturing. The Finnish manufacturer opened a new atomisation plant in Germany in April.