Technical Information and Useful Links

Technical Information

Technical Information and Useful Links

  • The Nickel Advantage (PDF):​This publication, prepared by The Nickel Institute, describes and explains the technical benefits and key issues associated with the application and performance of austenitic stainless steels – the gold standard in stainless steels.

  • The Nickel Institute​: This site has great information about austenitic stainless steels (300 series), how they’re being used and their benefits and limitations.
  • The International Stainless Steel Forum: This comprehensive website offers stainless steel industry production statistics as well as plenty of useful information about the production and application of stainless steels.
  • Stainless Steel World News: Keep in touch with all the important news and developments in the stainless steel industry.
  • ASM International: This provides books and technical information about stainless steel. Publications can be ordered online.

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