Steel

Stainless steel use for the waste management

Stainless steel is the perfect material for trucks, it remains indestructible also while removing hazardous and non-toxin waste. Stainless steel fulfills some important requirements such as non corrosivity, rust-resistance, acid-resistance. An average waste holding tank not made of stainless steel may temporarily provide results; however, it won’t last long in...

A greener world with the stainless steel straws

The use of the plastic straws is today an environmental emergency, they contribute to a small but significant percentage of the ocean’s overall plastic waste. For their lightweight, the plastic straws are rarely make it into recycling bins, and they can leave marine animals in a tangle of plastic. Many...

Stainless steel and the “Smart Cities”

The main stainless steel players have decided to focus on urban consumption and central infrastructure initiatives such as “Smart Cities”, to boost the country ‘s stainless steel consumption. The largest consuming segment remains utensils and kitchenwares, with about  50 per cent share in the overall consumption. But also the segment...

The stainless steel’s market strenght

In 2019 global steel demand is forecast to grow 1.4% to reach 1,681.2Mt. Chairman of the worldsteel economics committee and CEO Emirates Steel, speaking at the World Steel Association General Assembly in Tokyo and says that in 2018 global steel demand continued to show resilience supported by the recovery in...

Stainless steel and its applications in medicine

Recent studies have underlined the advantages due to the diffusion of stainless steel inside hospitals. Always more often, stainless steel equipments are present in our hospital facilities. And it is not a case. Thanks to a recent discovery (due to a Spanish scientist), stainless steel applications in hospital could increase… With...

Latin America steel market

The Latin American Steel Association says that for the first six months of 2018, steel consumption remained roughly the same as it was during the same period in 2017. However, crude steel and finished production grew 3% and 5% respectively while imports were down 10%. Steel consumption consisted of 35%...

Steel and architecture… the perfect match!

Stainless steel is indeed the most suitable as a building material in architecture, thanks to its peculiar properties. The stainless steel material has particular strenght, but at the same time has high ductility and is able to withstand tensile stresses. Stainless steel is very resistant to corrosion because the alloy contains...