​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Stainless steel in chemical industries


Outokumpu has decades of experience working with leading players in the chemicals industry. We offer an unmatched range of stainless steels and services to deliver the utmost safety, performance and cost optimization.

Typical applications

At Outokumpu, we understand the unique materials challenges you face in the chemicals industry. Our stainless steels cover the entire spectrum of chemical industry needs including:

  • cryogenic applications
  • elevated temperatures
  • highly corrosive environments
  • high pressure handling
  • securing high purity of final products

An increasing number of our customers have been making the transition to our high-strength Duplex stainless steels because of the potential for weight savings in chemical storage tanks and chemical tanker compartments. 

Put our expertise to work for you. Contact Outokumpu sales to discuss more 


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 Calculation tools

Pressure vessel calculation​ tools

Optimize pressure vessel shell thickness by using this visual tool that calculating required shell thickness by steel grade. This tool visually shows how different steel grades. According to standard: EN 13445

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Storage tank calculation tool

Calculate material consumption for a storage tank and compare consumption in tons for different steel grades. According to standard: EN 14015 / API650

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