Although today’s car fuels are very low in sulphur, a certain amount of sulphur dioxide remains present in the exhaust gases.
A carefully drilled 1mm hole in the rear mid-frame of a 12 year-old Duple 425 coach, has provided evidence of the zero-corrosion performance of a high-performance stainless steel.
FLEXWELL-LPG Piping has produced a flexible, "endless" pipe system for buried automotive LPG piping installations at service stations. The system’s innovative feature is a flexible, "endless" metallic piping system made of stainless steel with simple mechanical joints.
Cadic Corporation, Yokohama, Japan, has begun production of thin-wall stainless steel castings at their new facility located in Japan using the Convert Mold Process.
Nippon Steel Corp. and Titanium Metals Corp. (Timet) have reached an agreement to mutually co-operate in the market development and sale of titanium alloy for automobile suspension springs in Japan.
A sharp fall in demand from the automobile industry and a steep rise in power costs have led to the closure of over 150 small steel units across India.