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What is Sandvik?

Sandvik are a Swedish company associated with the production of high-performance stainless steels for many years.

How to recycle stainless steel

Recycling of stainless steel is encouraged by the inherent value of its expensive alloy additions.

What is 304 grade stainless steel?

304 (UNS S30400, 1.4301) stainless steel is one of the most common grades of stainless steel.

What is stainless steel used for?

The corrosion resistance of stainless steel lends its application in many aggressive environments for long-term performance.

How to remove rust from stainless steel

Rust on the surface of stainless steel is often caused by contamination with a regular steel.

How to weld stainless steel

Stainless steels can be readily welded, as long as a suitable welding procedure specification (WPS) is defined and followed.

What is stainless steel?

A stainless steel is defined as a steel which contains more than 10.5% of chromium.

How to clean stainless steel

There are a number of proprietary cleaning agents for stainless steels but for most applications following some simple rules will suffice.

What is pattern making in casting?

A pattern is a replica of the part to be produced by casting. It has historically been hand-produced in wood when sand casting, or in wax.

What is shrinkage in metal casting?

Most molten metals will shrink as they solidify. Shrinkage during casting is an issue that must be carefully managed.

What is foundry metal casting?

Foundry metal casting is the act of casting metal components within a foundry.

What is the metal casting process?

There are a multitude of different casting processes that have been developed over hundreds of years.

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