Tag: austenitic stainless steels

Nickel content in stainless steel to decline

According to Meps (International) high nickel prices are prompting buyers of austenitic stainless steels to actively seek alternative grades or other materials.

Nickel training

The Nickel Institute has developed a slide presentation (with audio) that highlights good practices when fabricating austenitic stainless steels.

Fabricating austenitic

An on-line slide presentation (with accompanying audio) has been launched by the Nickel Institute.

NACE revises refinery standard

NACE International announces NACE Standard RP0170-2004, "Protection of Austenitic Stainless Steels and Other Austenitic Alloys from Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking During Shutdown of Refinery Equipment," a revised standard developed by NACE Task Group 173.

Arcus acquires Sosta assets

Stockholder and project supplier Arcus, based in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, has acquired the assets of German pipe manufacturer Sosta as of 1 March 2004.

Welding consumables for exhaust systems

Although today’s car fuels are very low in sulphur, a certain amount of sulphur dioxide remains present in the exhaust gases.