Factors affecting the wall thickness of stainless steel water pipe

In various practical applications, the thickness of stainless steel water pipes will not be exactly the same. There are many factors that influence the adjustment of wall thickness, such as mechanics, corrosion resistance, wear resistance, economy, connection mode and so ...

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Trump Trade War – US DoC grants first product exclusion requests from Section 232 tariffs on steel imports

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has begun granting its first product exclusions from the Section 232 tariffs on imports of steel. He said “This first set of exclusions confirm ...

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Shanghai steel extends losses to third day on trade woes

Shanghai steel futures surrendered early gains to end lower on Thursday, extending losses to a third day, as a growing trade row between China and the United States kept investors on edge. China’s commerce ministry accused the United States of ...

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Connection methods of stainless steel pipe fittings and their advantages and disadvantages

There are many ways to connect the stainless steel pipe fittings, the main ones are the pressure-type connection, the ring pressure connection, the flange connection, the groove connection, the welding connection and the taper thread connection. They are both good ...

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Trump Trade War – May lead to a collapse of order in global trade

Japan Iron and Steel Federation Chairman Mr Koji Kakigi told a news conference that he is worried that an escalating trade spat between the United States and China would lead to a collapse of order in global trade. He told ...

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U.S. oil pipeline companies, producers seek relief from steel tariffs

Major U.S. energy companies including Plains All American Pipeline (PAA.N), Hess Corp (HES.N) and Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI.N) are among many seeking exemptions from steel-import tariffs as the United States ratchets up trade tensions with exporters including China, Canada and ...

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Advantages and disadvantages of adding titanium in austenitic stainless steel

When chromium – nickel austenitic stainless steel is heated to the temperature range of 450-800 C, corrosion often occurs along the grain boundary, which is called intergranular corrosion. Generally speaking, intergranular corrosion is actually carbon element precipitated from Cr23C6 in ...

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Chinese exporters threaten Taiwanese steel sector

Taiwan’s International Trade Commission has found certain that Chinese steel products sold to Taiwan pose a “threat of material injury” to the local steel industry and could face punitive duties. The ITC launched an investigation into Chinese exporters of five ...

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Japanese steel mills in Osaka unaffected by earthquake

Japanese steel producers did not find any damage to their steel mills after carrying out investigations following the 6.1 magnitude earthquake which hit the Kansai area, around Osaka in western Japan, early Monday. Three of Japan’s integrated mills, Nippon Steel ...

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Trump Trade War – Global Forum on Excess Steel Capacity in Paris cancelled

Talks on reducing excess steel output worldwide have been canceled as intensifying trade tensions among the US and other countries have left little room for cooperation. Argentina, which chairs ministerial meeting of the 33-member Global Forum on Excess Steel Capacity, ...

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