Automotive & transportation

Stainless performance

In transportation, today’s solutions must be dynamic enough to carry us to the future. Safe, strong, economical, durable and sustainable: Stainless steel delivers a new dimension of unmatched performance.

Unprecedented innovation is essential as the automotive and transportation sectors race to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s world. Stringent regulatory environments, a highly competitive marketplace and rapidly evolving technology demand high performance materials supported by exceptional expertise.

Whether you’re transporting chemicals, commodities or passengers, you need a partner – and a material – you can depend on. Outokumpu is a reliable member of your team, offering unmatched expertise in corrosion resistant grades, material selection and testing, highly sophisticated research and design, and uniquely customized solutions.

Committed to a world that lasts forever, Outokumpu is the most sustainable supplier of stainless steel for the most sustainable solutions.

 

Benefits of using stainless steel

Quality

  • Strong and durable materials increase automotive safety
  • Long lifetime and low lifecycle cost
  • Varied surface finishes for reduced maintenance
  • Materials for sustainable design

Performance

  • High energy absorption results in excellent crash performance
  • Greater level of fire resistance
  • Corrosion resistance generates savings in cleaning and maintenance
  • High-strength, lightweight grades can reduce the amount of material needed, saving weight and costs

Performance

  • Optimized production; reliable supply chain
  • Grades tailored to specific needs
  • Grade selection advice and applied testing
  • Global R&D, sales and expert support in innovation and development

Explore the world of stainless steel

Case pressurized road tankers

Gas tank gains muscle

Case offshore patrol vessel

Ship made for rough seas

Case gasoline direct injection

Raising the bar on performance

Case maintenance-free boat

Duplex rules the waves

Case cargo containers

Containers with the right stuff