Tag: Corrosion cracking

Corrosion cracking is a critical phenomenon in the field of material science and engineering, representing a severe form of material degradation. This type of cracking occurs when a material, typically a metal, is subjected to both a corrosive environment and tensile stress. Among the various forms of corrosion cracking, stress corrosion cracking (SCC) is particularly noteworthy due to its insidious and dangerous nature.

F44/6Mo from Intoco

 UK Special Steels & Alloys Stockholder Intoco have extended their range of stainless steels by adding the Super Austenitic grade UNS S31254/1.

Titanium PRV installed on Statoil Gjoa platform

The P24 model titanium pressure reducing valve available from Red Dragon Valves in the UK was originally produced to meet the rigorous demands of Statoil’s Gjoa offshore production platform.

Val-Matic stainless steel wastewater valves

Val-Matic Valve & Mfg. Corp. offers all-stainless steel wastewater air valves in sizes 1”- 4” for single housing and sizes 1”- 8” for dual housing.

New Houston location for Corrosion Materials

Corrosion Materials, a leader in corrosion resistant alloy distribution, is pleased to announce the move of its Houston facility. For many years, Corrosion Materials served its customer base from the Northwest Houston location on Steadmont Drive.

GBP 3.25M investment in LUX Assure

Technology business LUX Assure has received GBP 3.25M to transform the company from a technology development business to a service provider for the oil & gas industry.

The investment comes from ConocoPhillips; Statoil Technology Invest AS; Archangel Informal Investment (Archangels); and the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), a division of Scottish Enterprise.

SMST-Tubes and Raccortubi: synergy for urea plants

Salzgitter Mannesmann Stainless Tubes GmbH, a leading manufacturer of stainless steel urea production tubes, and Raccortubi Group, top stockholder, supplier and manufacturer of stainless steel fittings and piping

ArcelorMittal changes the Saint Nazaire skyline

ArcelorMittal’s latest specialist steel products have been used in a major city renovation project in Saint Nazaire, western France.

Aluzinc®, part of ArcelorMittal’s aesthetic range of flat carbon steel sheets, has been used in the city’s Météor towers, which are home to local and regional government.

ArcelorMittal creates steel slab for gas industry

ArcelorMittal Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico, has recently launched production for slabs which will be used in pipelines that transport sour gas. Strengthening its position in this niche market, the Mexican site is consolidating its position as a leading producer of world-class steel slabs.

Nickel Institute publication show biofuels benefit

Stainless steel is the material of choice for many applications in the bioethanol, biodiesel and biogas sectors as it presents a cost-efficient and reliable material solution.

The Nickel Institute has recently published the report “Stainless Steels: Cost-Efficient Materials for the Global Biofuels Industry” to assist bioethanol, biodiesel and biogas producers and supporting industries like process technology providers, developers, plant designers and operators see the economic benefits from selecting the appropriate grade of stainless steel.

Stamicarbon wins contracts for Erdos urea plant

Stamicarbon has been awarded two contracts for a new urea plant with Inner Mongolia Erdos Chemical Industry Group Co., Ltd. China. Stamicarbon is the Licensing and IP Center of Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. One of the contracts is for the license and process design package and the other is for supply of the high-pressure proprietary equipment for the plant.