Duplex Stainless Steels

Duplex Stainless Steels

Microstructure, Properties and Applications

1st Edition - October 21, 1997

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  • Editor: R Gunn
  • eBook ISBN: 9781845698775

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Two very successful conferences - in Glasgow and Beaune - were held on duplex stainless steels during the first half of the '90s. This book takes keynote papers from each, and develops and expands them to bring the topics right up to date. There is new material to cover grades, specifications and standards, and the book is fully cross-references and indexed.The first reference book to be published on the increasingly popular duplex stainless steels, it will be widely welcomed by metallurgists, design and materials engineers, oil and gas engineers and anyone involved in materials development and properties.

Key Features

  • The first reference book on this relatively new engineering material
  • Based on keynote papers from major international contributors
  • Covers grades, standards and specifications


Metallurgists, design, and materials engineers, oil and gas engineers, and anyone involved in materials development and properties

Table of Contents

  • Developments, grades and specifications; Alloy design; Microstructure; Forming and machining; Physical and mechanical properties; Corrosion; Stress corrosion cracking; Welding metallurgy; Welding processes; Weld properties; Non-destructive testing of welds; Applications; Service experience.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 1997
  • Published: October 21, 1997
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781845698775

About the Editor

R Gunn

Robert N. Gunn has worked at TWI since 1987, when he was appointed to the Materials Department as Research Engineer: stainless steels and corrosion in the Materials Department. He is currently Manager of the Corrosion and Analytical Chemistry section at TWI - Plant Integrity Ltd. Robert Gunn has produced over 20 published technical papers and has undertaken a great deal of research in the specialised area of duplex stainless steels.

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