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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...

The duplex stainless steel market latest news

Factor such as cost efficiency, higher corrosion resistance properties, and growing demand from the oil&gas industry are driving the duplex stainless steel market, that is valued at USD 2.70 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 3,40 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 4,7% between 2016 and...

An alternative to current glass materials

Chattanooga City Council recently voted to invest in a more durable material solution for a new pedestrian bridge opened in 2005. Since 2009, the city has replaced 51 panels broken by vandalism or changing weather, spending lots of money in materials and labour, and also for the maintenance. In 2013...

Strenghts of stainless steel’s constructions

The very first stainless steel train was built in 1934 in Philadelphia. It reached a top speed of 112 miles per hour and averaged 78 miles per hour. The cost of fuel for the diesel engine was just $17! From that moment, the stainless steel railway industry has grown a lot....

Success for world stainless steel output

Stainless steel output rose over 10% during the entire year 2016 ISSF – International Stainless Steel Forum, non-profit research organization founded in 1996 – says that global stainless steel production increased by 10,20% during 2016, in comparison with 2015. Total stainless steel output, during 2016, was 44.900 million metric tons...