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Understanding Stainless Steel: 1 Day Course – Sheffield – 1st December 2020 – Postponed

This extended course provides an overview of the types of stainless steel available, with emphasis on structure, properties and end uses. An important aim is to provide up-to-date information to help with the selection of the most appropriate grade(s).

This Course:

  • Suits designers, specifiers, sales people, buyers.  It is also relevant to engineers, managers and technicians responsible for the QA testing of stainless steel products.
  • Gives a comprehensive overview of the types of stainless steel available, with emphasis on structure, properties and end uses. An important aim is to provide up-to-date information to help with the selection of the most appropriate grade(s).
  • Includes a comprehensive technical manual.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why stainless steel is different from non stainless steel and be familiar with the diverse product range and the market sectors supplied.
  • Learn about the different types of stainless steel i.e. ferritic, martensitic, austenitic, duplex, PH and how they differ in terms of structure and composition.
  • Learn about the mechanical and physical properties of each stainless steel type and how this influences end use.
  • Be familiar with the corrosion mechanisms that can undermine stainless steel performance and the important metrics which define corrosion resistance.
  • Understand the basic methods of forming, fabricating and joining stainless steel – know the pros and cons of welding each stainless steel type.

The cost is £180 (+VAT) for members and £220 (+VAT) for non-members. Refreshments and lunch are included.

For course content enquiries please contact our presenter Mike Lewus: ssas@bssa.org.uk

For booking enquiries please contact admin@bssa.org.uk.