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Stainless steel and corrosion

Corrosion can be defined as the deterioration of material, usually a metal, that results from a chemical or electrochemical reaction with its environment. The majority of material should be expected to deteriorate, to some extent, with time when exposed to the elements corrosion is a natural process. The corrosion resistance...

New gas pipeline project that will cross Australia

Former premier Colin Barnett encourages the construction of a new transcontinental gas pipeline in Australia. It will connect  WA (Western Australia) with the east coast and its industries in New South Wales and Victoria, allowing a new boom in resources and improving the distribution of gas throughout the country. According to Barnett’s plans, the...

A giant bean….made entirely of stainless steel

A sculpture of a giant bean by Anish Kapoor, now stands within the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The beautiful sculpture called “Cloud Column”, was conceived by Kapoor in the late 1990s and realized in 2006. It’s made entirely of hand-worked stainless steel and has been installed in the middle of the square...

Earthmoving equipment, here the 10 world’s largest construction projects

Earthmoving equipment is the most important  asset for  the 10 of the world’s largest construction projects ranging from airports, dams, subways and industrial complexes to the International Space Station and its contemplated successors. These gigantic construction projects are unique for their unprecedented scale.  Al Maktoum Airport  – The Al Maktoum Airport,in...

Stainless steel in food processing

Stainless steel in food processing resists oxidation at high temperatures and tolerates very low temperatures as well. Its high durability allows the development of endless applications in myriad industries. Stainless steel is the way for modern technology and continues to be essential in our everyday lives. One key area where...

Stainless steel belt vs. metal-mesh conveyors

Stainless steel belt – and any other stainless steel surface – resists oxidation at high temperatures and it tolerates very low temperatures as well. Its lightweight quality and high durability allow the development of endless applications in myriad industries. Stainless steel paved the way for modern technology and continues to...

Overwiew on the global stainless steel market

Stainless steel the metal of the 21st Century is less than a century old and has become an integral part of our everyday life. What about the global stainless steel market? It is categorized into four major applications: heavy industry, automotive and transportation, building and construction, and consumer goods. The...