​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Cast slabs – the perfect start​​​​​​

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​​​​Visit Stainless Steel Finder to see all the grades and sizes available as slabs.

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Outokumpu continuously cast slabs

Outokumpu continuously cast slabs are typically hot and cold rolled into coil and sheet plate or used in the forging industry. We provide a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels with consistently high quality and delivery reliability. 

We also produce 300 mm thick slab, which reduces material wastage and costs in forging applications.
Reducing yield loss by using slabs in forging

Using slab:

  • 300 mm thick slab replaces ingots in certain applications
  • Cut precise shapes to minimize wastage (nesting)
  • Optimize length of slab to your needs

Using ingot:

  • Removing head and tail results in waste
  • Tapered sides require more processing

End result: > 10% yield benefit​


  • Consistent surface, centerline, and cast quality
  • Expert support for processing
  • 300 mm slab reduces material wastage and costs while forging
  • Reliable delivery performance​


Cast slabs available in 170 mm, 200 mm and 300 mm thicknesses.
​​Visit ​Stainless Steel Finder to compare EN and ASTM standard values for different stainless steel grades, thickness and width ranges and available finishes by product type. You can also get information about mechanical strength and elongation.

If your requirements fall outside these standard sizes, please contact your local sales office​.​​​​

 Stainless news articles



Stainless steel slabs for improved yield and cost efficiency in heavy forginghttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/product-views/stainless-steel-slabs-for-improved-yield-and-cost-efficiency-in-heavy-forgingStainless steel slabs for improved yield and cost efficiency in heavy forging15/09/2015 21:00:00Outokumpu, global leader in high-performance stainless steels, will showcase its 300 mm thick stainless steel slabs at MetalForm China 2015 in Shanghai.Steel grades and alloysProduct viewsAPAC2015Cost savings;FabricationSlabs, blooms & billets;Long products
Cost effective stainless steel slabs for forgings presented at MetalForm China 2015http://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/product-views/cost-effective-stainless-steel-slabs-for-forgings-presented-at-metalform-china-2015Cost effective stainless steel slabs for forgings presented at MetalForm China 201524/09/2015 21:00:00Cast slabs up to 300 millimeters in thickness offer numerous benefits over traditionally used ingots. Forging an ingot requires more heating, work, energy and time than forming a slab.Steel grades and alloysProduct viewsAPAC2015Slabs, blooms & billets;Long products
Outokumpu advances its standing in the global forging markethttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/outokumpu-news/outokumpu-advances-its-standing-in-the-global-forging-marketOutokumpu advances its standing in the global forging market03/05/2015 21:00:00Last week, in Cleveland, OH (USA) thousands of forgers gathered at the biannual Forge Fair trade show and symposium to learn more about the latest in materials, machining and trends impacting the forging industry. Steel grades and alloysImageOutokumpu newsGlobal;Americas2015FabricationProdec;Outokumpu ProLong products;Slabs, blooms & billets



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