Chemical Composition chart Stainless Steel

Chemical Composition chart Stainless Steel One of our Sales reps created a chart to show the different kinds of stainless steel and how they are created. When ordering Ball, Gate, Globe or check valves it is important to know what grade of stainless steel you are looking for. *304 IS BEST FOR WELDING, USED FOR NON SEVERE APPLICATIONS 316 IS SUPEERIOR TO OTHER SS COMPOSITE; BEST FOR CHEMICAL CORROSIVE APPLICATIONS 316 SS HAS 2% MOLYBDENUM; 304 SS DOES NOT.  THIS 2% MOLYBDENUM IS WHAT MAKES…

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BP fines two engineers who may have been the cause of the explosion

BP fines two engineers who may have been the cause of the explosion As you can recall, the damage caused in the Gulf of Mexico by the BP oil spill in 2010 was massive. The explosion killed 11 workers, lost between 50,000 and 75,000 barrels of oil a day and all the oil flowed into the gulf for more than 100 days killing many animals and endangering their habitats.  BP has spent roughly about $42 billion dollars since then. “…2 engineers made what turned out…

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Forged Steel Valves

Forged Steel Valves Forged steel valves are used in Oil Refining and other industrial applications where forged steel material is required. Higher pressures and temperatures are usually involved and the line size is generally under the size of “2”. In other conditions, forged steel valves might be a good choice for better performance, such as system requirements for socket-weld piping and compatibility of media. Forged check valves, forged gate valves, forged globe valves are a few of the different types and depending what the media…

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