SSW Asia 2022

Featured Story

Our Featured Story archive is a collection of the Featured Story’s which have been published in our magazine and taken pride of place as the ‘unique feature article’ on our Stainless Steel World Americas home page. In addition to industry updates, market news and topical issues of the day the Feature Story provides an interesting mix of company profiles, in-depth technical articles, reports from major end users and features projects in a variety of industries ranging from oil & gas, chemical and petrochemical to the architecture, power generation, medical and food and beverage industries.

WP-324: Effective Gas Purging Needed To Avoid Porosity During Welding

The production of defect-free welds is crucial if high strength is mandatory. The presence of porosity in particular can lead to a significant reduction in mechanical properties.1

How A Proper Alloy Design Can Enhance The Weldability Of Ferritic Stainless Steel

The development of technology and societies have been walking side-by-side in the last century, with one being a strong enabler of the other.

Corrosion Modeling and Materials Integrity: An Interview with Ibrahim Gadala, NOVA Chemicals

Stainless Steel World Americas recently had the pleasure of speaking with Ibrahim Gadala, Research Engineer, Petrochemicals R&D, working at NOVA Chemicals.

Clean-Co Systems: Continuing 30 Years of Comprehensive Cleaning Solutions

Clean-Co Systems is a full-service industrial service provider, offering unique technology, and a wide variety of services and repairs.

Protection, Processes, and Positioning: Shielding Gases Used In Stainless Steel Welding

The metals in stainless steels like to oxidize (when iron oxidizes, it is called rust). The chromium in stainless steel has a relatively high potential to oxidize, which is why it is used.

Weldability Of S³P Surface Hardened Stainless Steel Components

Austenitic stainless steels are the most popular grades of stainless steels due to their excellent corrosion resistance, high formability and weldability.

Evidence Based, Forecast Driven Strategy for Stainless Steel Pump and Valve Suppliers

An evidence based, forecast driven sales approach can maximize profits for stainless steel, pump, and valve companies.

Improving Life-Cycle of Stainless Steel: From Start to Finish

From a lifecycle perspective, stainless steel can often be considered a preferred option compared to competing materials, but there are large opportunities to strengthen this position further, with a focus on improving its production.

Failure Analysis of a 304L Stainless Steel Pipe in Heated Ammonium Nitrate Service Downstream...

The pipe was made from 304L Stainless Steel (SS) manufactured to the ASTM A312 specification and was situated in 5” carrier pipe containing 750 kPa steam at ~175ºC. The failed AN line operated at ~1013 kPa between 144ºC and 153ºC.

Featured Story – Upcoming Trends for the Stainless Steel Market

The global economy is finally rebounding from almost two years of COVID-19 restrictions and in these early days of a post-pandemic world, some signs of things to come appear to be seen.