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4 Key Properties of Construction Steels

19th February 2019
Structural steel is one of the foundational materials of modern construction. It is used ubiquitously in the design of domestic,...
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What is Super Duplex Stainless Steel?

6th February 2019
Super duplex stainless steel is a novel alloy with a mixed microstructure of austenite and ferrite. This two-phase microstructure is...
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Outlining Duplex Stainless Steel

22nd January 2019
Austenitic and ferritic stainless steels are two of the most common engineering materials manufactured worldwide. They are easily fabricated and...
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Outlining Ferritic Stainless Steel

8th January 2019
The overarching family of stainless steel is broken up into five distinct subfamilies, each occupying one of three crystal structures....
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Two Grades of 316 Stainless Steel

11th December 2018
316 stainless steel is one of the most widely consumed steel alloys worldwide and is the second most common grade...
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Explaining Hydrogen Induced Cracking

28th November 2018
Hydrogen-induced cracking, or hydrogen embrittlement, is a chemical phenomenon that causes metal alloys to fracture due to a build-up of...
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Steel Grades and Seawater Corrosion

14th November 2018
The relationship between steel and seawater is incredibly complex and it can be challenging to diagnose suitable steel grades for...
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What is Martensitic Stainless Steel?

2nd November 2018
Stainless steel grades are divided into five primary subfamilies, each of which is characterized by one of three crystalline structures:...
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An Introduction to the Properties and Applications of 1.4057 QT800 Stainless Steel

24th October 2018
Stainless steel was invented in Sheffield, UK by metallurgist Harry Brearley during the early 20th Century. Brealey’s stainless steel contained...
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What is 1.4057 Stainless Steel?

11th October 2018
Chromium is the primary alloying element of martensitic steels such as 1.4057 stainless steel, imparting moderate corrosion resistance to a...
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