Tag: Peter Stones

Stainless steel SMAW usability designations and coating advancements

A column by Peter Stones on the Do's and Don'ts of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

Welding filler metals

Stainless steel is used for many of the welded components in a nuclearfacility, including piping and pressure vessels.

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?

How filler metals support quality assurance for greater confidence in nuclear...

By Peter Stones, IEng MWeldI IWE/EWEAccording to the World Nuclear Association, approximately 440 nuclear power reactors are operating, generating about 10% of the world’s...

Selecting and using stainless steel filler metals

The process of choosing a stainless filler metal involves matching it to the base materials, selectinga shielding gas and often calculating ferrite content and total heat input.

The effects of post-weld cleaning techniques on the corrosion resistance of...

The effects of post-weld cleaning techniques on the corrosion resistance of stainless steel

Achieving ASTM G48 Corrosion test at 40°C on super duplex

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing allows 3D-printing of large objects at less expense and in a far shorter time. After years of extensive research, commercialization has begun, and heavy industry is set to be transformed.

What is the most efficient method of cladding the inside of...

By Peter Stones, IEng MWeldI IWE/EWE Q: We are preparing to fabricate a large CMn steel vessel that needs lining with a 19% Chromium /...