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September 6, 2013
Know the chemistry, know the process, know the test
Many of the products that come off the mills at tube- and pipemaker RathGibson, Janesville, Wis., have to be ready to endure in extreme environments. They are subjected to all manner of severe punishments—elevated temperatures,... Read more...
May 4, 2004
Keeping stainless steels stainless
Causes of Corrosion
Stainless steel's corrosion resistance is due to a thin, chromium-rich, transparent oxide film on the surface 1 . This protective film develops when more than 10.5 percent of chromium is present in the alloy and when the... Read more...
January 10, 2002
Survival in a down economy
We manufacturers traditionally respond to reduced demand in the marketplace by cutting our work forces, tightening our expenses, and cutting capital budgets. We try to do this and still preserve enough of our infrastructure to recover quickly... Read more...
September 18, 2001
Reviewing forming, expansion, and bending applications for welded tube
Tube used in production processes that form a part by expanding or bending the tube requires special attention during the tube manufacturing process. The weld area of the tube must be forged out carefully to blend with the wall of the tube and... Read more...
August 16, 2001
Getting the most for your money: 12 financial tips for welding professionals
Before you know it, 2001 will be behind us, and between football on New Year's Day and the April 15 federal income tax filing deadline, you might ask yourself, "Did I do everything I could to maximize my family's financial health by investing... Read more...
July 12, 2001
Laser welding of stainless pressure tubes
The vast majority of welded stainless steel pressure tubing is produced with the gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) process. This process often is referred to as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. However, with the recent advent of reliable,... Read more...
March 26, 2001
Producing quality ASTM A249 and ASME SA 249 pressure tubes
Producing quality ASTM A249 and ASME SA249 pressure tubes takes more than just applying a stencil to the product. It requires a manufacturing process and a quality system that not only provide an excellent weld, but also condition the weld... Read more...