Metallurgy

Stainless steel metallurgy (V)

Learn to select and accurately specify the most appropriate grade of stainless steel for a given application.

6 hours

Members: £495 + VAT
Non-members: £595 + VAT

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Stainless steel metallurgy (V)

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Members:
£495.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£595.00 Plus vat

Summary

Learn to select and accurately specify the most appropriate grade of stainless steel for a given application.

The course provides a working knowledge of the production, processing and applications of a wide range of stainless steel grades - Austenitic, Ferritic, Martensitic, Duplex and Precipitation Hardening. Technical considerations and their impact on processing and in-service performance are emphasized.

An overview of steel metallurgy is followed by examination of how steels corrode under aqueous and high temperature gaseous conditions.

The primary and secondary processes for blending stainless steel alloys and forming them into stock shapes are reviewed and the course concludes with shape forming, cutting and welding processes suitable for stainless steels in a wide variety of user applications.

This course provides a shared, technical understanding between engineers, those responsible for choosing which steel to use, procurement departments and marketing & sales professionals.

Workshop format

4 virtual classes (VC’s) of 1.5 hours each, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Who should attend?

The course is ideal for professionals involved in the manufacture, supply and use of stainless steels products. The course is delivered at a moderate technical level and assumes only very basic prior knowledge of steel metallurgy.

How will I benefit?

  • Appreciate the fundamental principles of stainless steel metallurgy,
  • Understand how stainless steel is made and processed,
  • Explain how corrosion is controlled and prevented,
  • Specify and match correct stainless steel grades with a range of applications.
Contributes 6 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Introduction to stainless steels & their metallurgy
  • Austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, duplex & precipitation hardening steels
  • Corrosion of stainless steels
  • High temperature performance
  • Primary & secondary processing of stainless steels
  • Forming and fabrication of stainless steels

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: B and A

  1. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  2. Knowledge and understanding - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimize the application of existing and emerging technology’ For Incorporated Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist mechanical engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology’

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    6 hours
  • CPD Hours:
    6
  • UK-Spec:
    B, A

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