Stainless Steels: An Introduction and Their Recent Developments

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Stainless Steels: An Introduction and Their Recent Developments explains issues related to surface treatment, grain refinement, coloration, defect detection and powder metallurgy of stainless steels ...
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Novel and New Applications of Stainless Steels

Pp. 133-138 (6)

Joseph Ki Leuk Lai, Kin Ho Lo and Chan Hung Shek

Abstract

Stainless steels are used in many applications like heat exchangers, furnace liners, automotive components, solar panels, and kitchenware. This chapter attempts to cover new applications that have recently been reported. A few novel uses of duplex stainless steels are also covered, these are the use of duplex stainless steels for temperature sensing and magnetic drug targeting.

Keywords:

Feroplug, Sigmaplug, magnetic recording, hot-spot indication, temperature indication, stent, radiopaque, drug targeting, PRESS, strength retention, stiffness retention.

Affiliation:

City University of Hong Kong.