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document Grades of Stainless
Stainless steel is broken down into three major groups: ยท         Austenitic Grades Suncor uses mostly type 304 and 316 stainless steel of the 300 series, which are the most important members of the Austenitic family and are the most...
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document Benefits of Electropolishing
Benefits of Electropolishing Electropolishing removes elemental Iron from the surface of stainless steel alloys, enhancing the chromium/nickel content resulting in dramatically improved resistance to corrosion.  Electropolishing improves the near surface chemistry of stainless...
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document Stainless Steel Submerged-Pitting and Crevice Corrosion
The chromium portion of the stainless steel must be provided with oxygen to form a protective oxide layer state. The atmosphere normally provides a sufficient amount of oxygen to the stainless steel to maintain this passive oxide layer.When stainless is submerged it may not receive the oxygen that...
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document About Stainless Steel
About Stainless Steel Stainless steel is essentially a low carbon steel which contains Chromium at 10% or more by weight. It is this addition of Chromium that gives the steel its unique stainless, corrosion resisting properties. The Chromium content of the steel allows the formation of a rough,...
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document Grain Structure
Use of the term Grain in regard to metal is the individual crystals in the metal. The grain structure is the relationship between the small, individual crystals in a metal or alloy. Between the grains are grain boundaries. Intergranular Corrosion occurs at the grain boundaries in...
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document Corrosion in Stainless Steel
Corrosion on stainless steel is not readily or visibly apparent, as it is with carbon steel. It is sometimes assumed that stainless will not corrode. It is true that some types of stainless steel are resistant to corrosion, however when stainless is exposed to certain conditions it...
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