The Handbook of Stainless Steel by Outokumpu serves as a comprehensive, basic introduction to the world of stainless steel.
If you are an engineer, designer or specifier and you want a basic, readable introduction to stainless steel, then look no further. We have pulled together the expertise of our specialist to create the Handbook of Stainless Steel as a technical and objective guide to stainless steel and other specialty steels.

By downloading the handbook, you’ll get an introduction to the world of stainless steel – covering grades, production, product forms, an overview of corrosion, mechanical and physical properties. You’ll also gain access to guidance on selecting the right grade of stainless steel for your application, calculating the life cycle cost and designing for successful fabrication and to achieve the optimum surface finish.

Handbook of Stainless Steel

Outokumpu's Handbook of Stainless Steel is a comprehensive, basic introduction to stainless steel for engineers, designers and materials specifiers. The publication offers technical and objective knowledge about the world of stainless steel, introducing the reader to the different stainless steel grades, the properties of different types of stainless steels, their production and physical metallurgy, applications as well as fabrication techniques.

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