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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Stainless Steel Grade for Your Application

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Stainless steel is popularly known for its strength and corrosion resistance properties which make it suitable for use in numerous industrial, manufacturing, and construction applications. If you are new to the stainless steel fabrication industry, you may have heard that there is a diverse range of stainless steel grades which fall under the following groups: Austenitic stainless steels Ferritic stainless steels Duplex stainless steels Martensitic stainless steels Before going for a particular grade, it is essential to analyze various factors regarding the intended application to ensure that you choose the most suitable stainless steel grade. Read More»

How to Detect and Deal With Concrete Deterioration

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Many concrete buildings are fifty years old, and it shows. Sometimes, this is a good thing. Aged concrete has an attractive appearance and becomes harder as it gets older. For example, even after 50 years, concrete railway sleepers are generally still in perfect working order. However, because concrete is so durable, it’s easy to become complacent. Sometimes, structures that seemed solid until very recently can become marked with cracks and see corners start to sheer off, leaving rusting support lattices exposed. Read More»