ISSF announces winners of new applications

08 June 2017

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has announced the winners of the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in the categories new technology and new development during ISSF-21.

For 2017 the winners of the awards for the best new application featuring new market developments are:

The Gold Award – Aperam, for building a domed sheath of 316L stainless steel at Chernobyl nuclear reactor

The Silver Award was awarded to two joint winners. The first Silver Award was won by Arcelor-Mittal for the Tidal Sluice Gates at Mont Saint Michel, using duplex materials. The second Silver Award was awarded to Nippon Steel and Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation for the alloy-saving duplex SS for flood-gates for dams.

The Bronze Award was won by Acerinox for the Walkway Suspension Bridge in an underground railway station.

The winners of the 2017 Awards for the best new applications featuring new technology are:

Gold Award – Outokumpu, for the development of bionic lightweight structures for battery vehicles, constructed from Outokumpu Forta H1000, 2H

Silver Award – Nippon Yakin Kogyo Co. Ltd, for diffusion bonded modified 316L compact heat exchangers.

Bronze Award – SASSDA, for the development of municipal water storage tanks made from 3CR12 Stainless Steel.