ferritic vs austenitic vs martensitic stainless steel

Understanding Ferritic vs Austenitic vs Martensitic Stainless Steel

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Industries have trusted stainless steel to ensure strength and corrosion resistance in their metal structures. However, the term “stainless steel” does not communicate the range of properties offered by this diverse metal. To better communicate its variation, stainless steel can be classified as either ferritic, austenitic, and martensitic stainless steel. …

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Ferritic vs. Austenitic Stainless Steels in Welding: Understanding the Differences

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When choosing materials, industries look for metals that will maximize the benefits of their investment. Stainless steel is a popular and cost-efficient solution for operations that require characteristics like corrosion and temperature resistance in addition to strength and durability. However, the exact attributes that stainless steel provides will vary depending…

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Minimize Heat Distortion in Welding With Orbital Welding and Automation

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When discussing the challenges in welding, any welder will describe the constant struggle with heat distortion. While some metals exhibit less distortion, metals like stainless steel can be particularly tricky. This distortion not only causes the welded component to have an unpleasant appearance but compromises its structural strength. While industries…

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Maximizing the Weldability of Stainless Steel with Orbital Welding

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Stainless steel has firmly established itself as an industry favorite for applications that range from automotive to electrical appliances to medical equipment. Due to its strength and corrosion resistance, manufacturers prefer stainless steel for many heavy-duty applications and applications that require sanitary conditions. Despite its benefits, though, stainless steel is…

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invar welding procedure

Developing Invar Welding Procedures

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Invar, also known as Invar 36, FeNi36, or 64FeNi, is highly popular among semiconductor, aerospace, and information technology industries for its low thermal expansion coefficient. For this very reason, conventional welding of Invar is different from other metals and requires special considerations. Traditionally used to manufacture high-precision measurement devices, Invar…

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Orbital welding creates pure and precise weld for semiconductor manufacturing

The Role of Orbital Welding in Building New Semiconductor Fabs

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One of the unexpected consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the shortage of semiconductors in the global market. This has dramatically affected production as well as further technological research in many chip-dependent industries, ranging from automotive to electronics. However, some of these industries are taking the initiative to develop…

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