Inconel alloys such as Inconel 625, 718 and X750 are widely for piping and valves in the offshore sector. Although these alloys are used widely for both internal and external corrosion resistance, they have different applications such as increasing mechanical strength, reducing friction and galling, facilitating cycling and mitigating fatigue stress.
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.
From modest beginnings in the family garage to the internationally active group of companies with 27 subsidiaries, GEMÜ Gebr. Müller Apparatebau GmbH & Co. KG, from Ingelfingen in Baden-Württemberg, made a name for itself worldwide as a specialist for fittings in the industrial sector. In conversation with Stainless Steel World, Marco Becker, head of sales marketing at GEMÜ, explains the reasons behind the success story of the stainless steel fittings and looks at the latest market development
McJunkin Red Man Corporation (MRC) has signed an agreement to acquire Stainless Pipe and Fittings Australia Pty Ltd (SPF). This brings MRC one step closer to realizing the company’s strategic vision to be the world’s leading pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) distribution company for the energy and industrial markets.
Collins Pipe & Supply of East Windsor, CT has doubled in size and now offers much more than just pipe, valves, and fittings.
GE has closed its USD 3 billion acquisition of Dresser, Inc. Dresser is based in Addison, Texas, and has 6300 employees worldwide. With valves, actuators, meters, switches, regulators, piping products and various other products supporting compression, flow technology, measurement and distribution infrastructure, 60% of Dresser’s revenues come from outside North America.
Rich-Mac 2005, international exhibition of chemistry and chemical equipment for analysis, research, test and biotechnology will take place from 4 to 7 October, at Milan Trade Fair.
Sandvik Materials Technology has expanded its manufacturing and stock programme for enhanced machinability stainless steel hollow bar.
Sandvik Materials Technology has expanded its manufacturing and stock programme for enhanced machinability stainless steel hollow bar to include sizes up to 420mm outside diameter.
The new Sudmo catalogue is now available in both hard copy and CD format, giving details of the company's specialist stainless valves and components.