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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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Outlining Austenitic Stainless Steel

28th September 2018
Stainless steel was envisaged as a corrosion-resistant iron alloy that could resist both chemical attack from various acids as well...
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What is Hot Rolled Steel?

14th September 2018
Metal rolling replaced the traditional hammer-and-anvil approach of pre-industrial metalworkers and blacksmiths, allowing them to create metal alloy sheets with...
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Miilux Screening Solutions for Heavy Industry Applications

29th August 2018
Finnish steel specialist Miilux is renowned for manufacturing novel abrasion-resistant steels that can be profiled into complex geometries without compromising...
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High Yield Steel: Properties and Capacities

22nd August 2018
High yield steel represents outstanding performance under extreme structural loads. Tension, compression, impacts, abrasion, and vibration are common actions exerted...
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