Tag: ferritic stainless steel

300 series vs. ferritic stainless steel – which should I choose?

Ferritic stainless steels have useful properties – a lower rate of thermal expansion, higher thermal conductivity, strong ferromagnetism and very high resistance to chloride stress corrosion cracking (SCC).

Outokumpu Stainless closes Welsh plant

Outokumpu Stainless subsidiary Outokumpu Stainless Tubular Products has announced its intention to close its tubular operations in Wales in Britain by the end of the first quarter of 2005 at the latest.

Welding SS exhausts

A new robotic facility entered production in July 2004 at the Coventry factory of first-tier automotive supplier, Unipart Eberspächer Exhaust Systems (UEES), to manufacture stainless steel exhausts for the Land Rover Discovery 3, due for launch this autumn, and for a future model of Range Rover.

New stainless steel for auto tanks

JFE Steel Corp. has developed a ferritic stainless steel, JFE-SX1l, with the corrosion resistance and formability required for automobile fuel tanks and other fuel system applications.

New stainless for seawater applications

A Japanese producer has developed a high-molybdenum ferritic stainless steel which resists both erosion and corrosion in seawater service.