Stainless for the long haul

Alway cost effective even as design and speed evolve

Dean Jobb - June 30, 2011

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Contemporary engineer experts such as Władysław Jaxa-Rożen of Bombardier Transportation North America in Montreal, Canada, insist that austenitic stainless steels are the perfect material for rail car manufacturing. “Cold-worked stainless steels are ideal for rail cars,” says Jaxa-Rożen, adding: “They have high strength, attractive aesthetic qualities, give long life, and are easy to manufacture.”

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Volume 32-2: Nickel on the move

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August 09, 2017

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It is actually rocket science
Given successful test experiences to date, it is abundantly clear that 3D printing and nickel-containing alloys will be critical to the future of U.S. space travel for decades to come.