Chemical process industry

Stainless steel for chemical process industry

The chemical process industry faces uniquely rigorous challenges in material selection. Outokumpu solutions reflect industry needs for performance in extreme temperatures, highly corrosive environments, high-pressure handling and high purity of final product, with constant focus on reliability, safety and cost optimization.

Offering a matchless range of stainless steels

Outokumpu’s technical expertise and highly responsive service centers deliver significant added value. Online tools help you navigate grades and material consumption with confidence:

Pressure vessel calculation

Storage tank calculation

Benefits of using stainless steel in chemical process industry

Applications 

  • Cryogenic applications
  • Storage tanks
  • Heat exchangers
  • Pressure vessels and reactor internals
  • Tanker compartments
  • Tubes, pipes and fittings

Performance 

  • Superior corrosion resistance
  • High-strength, light-weight duplex for cost savings throughout the project
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • High resistance to stress-corrosion cracking
  • Long service life; low life-cycle cost