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The November 2019 issue of Stainless Steel World magazine included, in addition to regular features;

COVER STORY
Raccortubi Group: 70 years of flexibility and reliability
Since its foundation in Italy in 1949, Raccortubi has expanded to become a leading manufacturer, stockist and supplier of pipes, fittings and flanges for critical applications. This unique combination allows the company to offer customers flexible, tailor-made solutions. 

WATER MANAGEMENT
Water delivery efficiency with stainless steel
Stainless steel is playing an important role in delivering effective infrastructure to achieve water savings, securing a sustainable environment and future for irrigation communities in Australia.

DUPLEX
On land and sea, or in the air, duplex makes waves
Although it is not clear if the market share of duplex stainless steel is rising, duplex is at least holding its own in traditional markets such as oil and gas, while also expanding to structural applications such as bridges, sewers and tanks. 

POWER GENERATION 
High-performance materials for coal-fired power plants
As countries around the world strive to be more environmentally-friendly, the coal-fired power industry has turned its focus to supercritical (SC) and ultra-supercritical (USC) plant designs. 

END USER INTERVIEW
Entering the age of technology
An Improvement Leader for Piping Technology at Dow Inc., Bill Patrick has been able to use and gain experience in this changing environment.

DUPLEX
Duplex tanks facilitate CO2 reduction project
A recent project in the Netherlands to reduce CO2 emissions at a chemical production plant utilised duplex stainless steel for four large tanks.

AEROSPACE
The role of precipitation hardenable martensitic stainless in aerospace
The choice of steel for the production of specific structural components in the aerospace industry is governed the mechanical properties of available grades, the design and function of equipment
and the loads it will be subjected to. 

H&I TUBING
Streamlining the H&I tubing market
In this short interview Stainless Steel World spoke to Andreas Furukrona about the H&I tubing market and the benefits of sustainable purchasing. 

TITANIUM
Bridge repair shows how titanium can reinforce ageing infrastructure
The purpose of this article is to spotlight the superior capabilities of titanium metal to repair and reinforce concrete industrial facilities and municipal infrastructure such as bridges and highway overpasses. 

DUPLEX
The duplex dragon
Deep within the Tarim Basin of Xinjiang, China, a new pipeline has been constructed entirely of 2205 duplex stainless steel.

DUPLEX WORLD SEMINAR & SUMMIT 2020  
Join Duplex World Seminar & Summit 2020
In October 2020, Duplex World will bring the world’s leading experts on the use and specification of duplex stainless steels to Düsseldorf, Germany. Join the conversation, submit your abstract today!

MEETING POINT
Fostering the talent of tomorrow
The Dutch Stainless Steel Association recently organised a ‘Stainless Steel Experience’ event at Drenthe College in Emmen, in the Netherlands. 

PICKLING
Nitric acid-free pickling helps keg maker improve quality
Henkel recently helped a Spanish keg manufacturer to set up an innovative pickling and passivating line using a nitric acid-free process. 

MEETING POINT 1
Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition update
The latest updates on the impending Stainless Steel World Conference & Exhibition 2019 – plan your visit today!

END USER FEATURE
Airbus 3D printing utilises cutting edge saw technology
To save time and costs during the production of aircraft components, Airbus Helicopters, headquartered in Donauwörth, Bavaria, recently turned to additive manufacturing. 

APPLICATIONS
Business cards for the bold
Stylish, durable, metal business cards have become popular with those who want to stand out from the paper-based competition.

CONSTRUCTION
Stainless steel dissipators for seismic protection of structures
The development of stainless steel dissipators to protect structures against collapse in the event of an earthquake is a developing area for this versatile material.