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Case Rotoko Machining operationshttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/case-rotoko-machining-operationsCase Rotoko Machining operationsWhen producing complex machined parts, quality often comes at the expense of speed. But Outokumpu’s superior machinability bar Prodec® is creating a new normal: faster machining, longer tool life and consistent quality.
Case: pressurized road tankershttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/case-pressurized-road-tankersCase: pressurized road tankersIn bulk transportation of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), safety is of paramount concern. Manufacturers of pressurized road tankers must meet rigorous industry standards to ensure safety at every stage of operation.
No chance for germshttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/no-chance-for-germsNo chance for germsIt’s morning rush hour, and the catering team at Järvenpää’s new health care center, JUST, is dicing vegetables and prepping fish on gleaming steel worktops. With thousands of meals prepared in JUST’s industrial kitchens every week for local schools, preschools and elderly care institutions, the busy staff appreciate the luxury of made-to-measure fixtures that are ergonomic and easily cleanable.
Beauty prevails amid desert sands in Kuwaithttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/beauty-prevails-amid-desert-sands-in-kuwaitBeauty prevails amid desert sands in KuwaitKuwait is building a new university campus of massive proportions on the outskirts of its capital. Occupying 600 hectares, Sabah al-Salem Kuwait University City is a project of strategic importance for this Gulf country.
When art meets architectural functionalityhttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/when-art-meets-architectural-functionalityWhen art meets architectural functionalityDuring May 3-6, 2017 passersby at the heart of Stockholm in Kungsträdgården will have the possibility to admire a temporary architectural artwork, a music pavilion, made out of stainless steel and aluminum. The structure blends well-thought architecture with art, education and the passion to innovate.
Outokumpu supplies stainless steel for China Resources’ innovative skyscraper in Shenzhenhttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/outokumpu-supplies-stainless-steel-for-china-resources-innovative-skyscraper-in-shenzhenOutokumpu supplies stainless steel for China Resources’ innovative skyscraper in ShenzhenOutokumpu has provided 1,000 metric tonnes of Supra 316L/4404 stainless steel for the China Resources Group headquarters in mainland China. This 392.5-meter-tall skyscraper is currently under construction and set for completion in 2018. The stainless steel was delivered as Deco Linen finished sheets.
Outokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for a highway bridge project in Kuwaithttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/outokumpu-wins-a-stainless-steel-rebar-order-for-a-highway-bridge-project-in-kuwaitOutokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for a highway bridge project in KuwaitOutokumpu Long Products has won a contract to provide 1,600 metric tons stainless steel rebar for The Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Al-Sabah project in Kuwait. The contract is with Hyundai Engineering & Construction of South Korea to supply stainless steel rebar in grade Forta DX 2304 from the Bar Mill in Sheffield, UK supported by a local stock in Doha, Qatar.
Outokumpu stainless steel works in the extremes in power plant in Jyväskylä, Finlandhttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/stainless-steel-works-in-the-extremes-in-power-plantOutokumpu stainless steel works in the extremes in power plant in Jyväskylä, FinlandWhen Jyväskylä Energy Group needed a new material for the power station’s chimney, the right type of stainless steel was found together with Outokumpu’s experts.
Bailey of Sheffield jewellery lasts more than a lifetimehttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/bailey-of-sheffield-jewelleryBailey of Sheffield jewellery lasts more than a lifetimeOutokumpu provides Prodec and Supra grades in bar and wire rod for Bailey of Sheffield jewellery. Bailey of Sheffield wanted to create long-lasting, sustainable and appealing product using stainless steel that also originates from Sheffield, UK.
Outokumpu stainless steel strengthens Lossendammen dam locks in Swedenhttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/outokumpu-stainless-steel-strengthens-lossendammen-dam-locks-in-swedenOutokumpu stainless steel strengthens Lossendammen dam locks in SwedenOutokumpu delivered duplex stainless steel for the two locks, or spillway gates, in the upgraded Lossendammen dam structure in Central Sweden. One aim of the project was to secure the management of increasing water flows in the future in a safe manner. This year, the most of the renewed dam structure is in place after a 3-year project.
Steely strength and speed through the decadeshttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/steely-strength-and-speed-through-the-decadesSteely strength and speed through the decadesHigh speed meets low lifecycle costs in X2000 trains' stainless frames, which remain fully in tact even with two decades and millions of miles behind them.
Bioproduct mill gets massive support from stainless steelhttp://www.outokumpu.com/en/stainless-news/cases/bioproduct-mill-gets-massive-support-from-stainless-steelBioproduct mill gets massive support from stainless steelA next-generation bioproduct mill is under construction in central Finland. Valued at 1.2 billion euros, it is the largest investment of Finland's forest industry. Reactors and storage tanks using Outokumpu stainless steel are vital to the pulp mill's operations.