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Siena footbridge and its architecture

The footbridge located in Siena has been completed in 2006 This bridge is a stainless steel cable stayed footbridge that spans 60 m over a busy motorway in the suburb of Ruffolo, Siena, in central Italy. Its girders and pylons are fabricated form a “lean” duplex grade 1.4162 (S32101) of...

The biggest Urban Nature Park in Dallas

The city of Dallas does great things After the 1908 flood, the city of Dallas has decided to straighten and heighten the route. So 2016 was the right moment to remake the Trinity’s surroundings with a brand new project. An enormous project: transform the shoreline of the Trinity River in...

The uses of stainless steel in the farms

The wellbeing of farm animals is closely related to their productivity and health. It is a normal practice clean the animal skin rubbing it against trees and other objects. For cleaning the animals, are usually used static or rotating brushes: the design must, of course, be quite sturdy and this...

Stainless steel and the catalytic converters

The latest generation of catalytic converters uses stainless steel not only for the housing, but also as a carrier material for the catalytic substance. This type of catalytic is lighter than classic ceramic models, almost unbreakable and more energy efficient. As the metallic foil, which may be as thin as...

Stainless steel and the water distribution

Desalination brings water to water-scarce areas, but it’s also influential in making drinking water more affordable for cities and communities. Waste water plants are using stainless steel in the distribution of waste water products: the durability and low maintenance of stainless steel make it the ideal and the more sustainable...

Stainless steel: characteristics and peculiarities

The strength of stainless steel, combined with its resistance to wear and corrosion, makes it a prime candidate for pumps, screens, filters, etc. used in the processing of mineral ores and concentrates. Utility stainless steels are low-cost, 12%-chromium ferritic stainless steels described by standards ASTM A240/UNS s41003 and EN10088-2 1.4003....

Stainless Steel enhances CTLES in France

CTLES, Techical Centre for Books of Higher Education, is a national public administrative institution; it is operated by the Ministry for National Education, Higher Education and Research and is responsible for the preservation and communication of documents for universities and research centre in Paris. To create a contrast with the...

Stainless steel and its performance

The formability of a metallic material is indicated by elongation at fracture, in the case of stainless steel, this value can be in excees of 50%, depending on the grade. For comparison: usual carbon steel alloys mostly have values around 25% or less and aluminium alloys usually below 10%. The...

Stainless steel in coal-fired power plant

The most abundant fossil energy resource is coal. However, its sulphur conte used to be a cause for concern, since it was know to be the major cause of acid rain. Modern flue-gas scrubbers have solved the problem. The sulphuric acid is extracted and neutralized before the flue gas leaves...