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Three main surface treatment processes for stainless steel plate

The surface treatment technology of stainless steel plate is divided into many kinds, such as sand blasting, passivation, electroplating, acid washing, coating, degreasing and degreasing, rust removal and anodic oxidation. However, there are three common types, which are passivation, acid ...

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China steel sector eyes possible 2H supply surplus

China’s steel market could shift back to oversupply in the second half of 2018 if its economic growth slows just as new mill capacity comes on line. Market participants are looking past the current peak demand season to later in ...

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Analysis of high temperature oxidation resistance of 310S stainless steel

The high temperature oxidation resistance is the key performance index of the heat-resistant stainless steel, and it is paid close attention to by the people in the industry. Stainless steel containing special alloy elements is an important factor to enhance ...

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Shanghai steel holds near 7-week top, iron ore extends losses

Chinese steel futures traded near a seven-week high on Thursday as construction demand in the world’s top steel user gets well underway. Reflecting firm demand, Chinese traders’ stockpiles of construction steel product rebar have fallen 21 percent from a five-year ...

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What is the process of stainless steel plate before pickling

The surface of hot-rolled stainless steel plate usually has a thick oxide layer. If chemical oxidation is used to remove oxide layer, it will not only increase pickling time, reduce pickling efficiency, but also increase the pickling cost too much. ...

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March 2018 crude steel production up by 4%

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2018, a 4.0% increase compared to March 2017. World crude steel production was 426.6 Mt in the first ...

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Removal of oxide skin produced in stainless steel processing

As a special kind of special steel with excellent performance, stainless steel is widely used in the production and life of people. Usually the stainless steel material in molding process, most of them are subject to various heat treatment processing, ...

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China Iron and Steel Association members’ Apr 1-10 crude steel output rises 5%

Crude steel output at mills operated by China Iron & Steel Association member companies over April 1-10 averaged 1.876 million mt/day, up 5.04% from the 10 days prior, according to CISA Monday. This is versus a drop of 0.07% over ...

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The difference between the stainless steel round steel and the screw steel and the suggestion of its application

In the building materials, the stainless steel round steel and the screw steel are the common forms of address for different kinds of steel bars. The difference between them is quite obvious, mainly five points. The first is the difference ...

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Japan’s special steel orders fall 10% on year in Feb to 1.52 mil mt

Special steel orders booked in Japan during February dropped 9.8% year on year to 1.52 million mt, latest data from the Japan Iron & Steel Federation showed. The February total was also down 2.5% from January. JISF officials in charge ...

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