Materials Guide – Swiss Steel Group
The Swiss Steel Group Materials Guide provides support in the search for the right steel solution for the desired requirement.
ESAB introduces cobot for MIG welding applications
ESAB has introduced its first cobot, or collaborative robot, for MIG and pulsed MIG welding applications on steel, stainless steel and aluminum alloys.
ABB Ability™ Service for cold rolling mills
ABB has launched its new ABB Ability™ Performance Optimization Service for cold rolling mills, offering steel, aluminum, and other metals manufacturers opportunities to reach new levels of operational performance through technology, boosting their processes and profitability.
KMF address the importance of handling stainless steel
KMF is recommending that customers take note of not only what steel specification is used in their products, but critically how that material is handled and processed.
What effect from EU plastics ban?
In October 2018 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) voted to ban single-use plastic items such as plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks and cotton buds, which make up 70% of marine litter. The move creates many opportunities for the stainless steel industry.
Taking the sting out of honey processing
Amidst the crowds of visitors to the Stainless Steel World exhibition last November I spotted a gentleman methodically working through a list of materials suppliers he wanted to visit. It emerged that Mr. Milosevic had travelled from his Serbian fabricating facility to find suppliers of AISI 304 stainless to be made into honey processing equipment. I was intrigued to learn about this unexpected destination for stainless steels…
Call for Indian railways to build in stainless steel
The Indian Stainless Steel Development Association (ISSDA) has called for industry to adopt stainless steel as a construction material for bridges and overpasses in the wake of tragic accidents in Mumbai.
Working together to find the best solution
To improve performance of heat exchanger tubing in challenging urea production environments, Sandvik worked with Stamicarbon BV to develop Safurex Star, an advanced alloy for use with high pressure (HP) strippers. Oscar Johansson, Global Product Manager, Heat Exchanger & Fertilizer Tubing for Sandvik discusses.
In a world of rising commodity prices, duplex takes the strain
After a prolonged slump, raw material prices are on the rise again. End users will therefore be looking to save costs by specifying lower-alloy grades, including duplex. Thanks partly to advances in fabrication, duplex is being used in more and more products and applications, over a wide range of industries.
Architectural titanium glistens on the global stage
Whether it’s a high-end department store in Canada, lavish palaces in the Middle East, or a grand variety of commercial, industrial and residential structures in the Netherlands, India, Hong Kong or the United States, architectural titanium is well established as a showcase application on the global stage. For over 20 years, the company, aptly named Architectural Titanium, based in Lawrence, KS, has served as a consultant to help usher titanium onto that stage.