Colin Macrae

AWS Schaefer Technologie GmbH
Oberhausenerstrasse 8
Wilnsdorf, D-57234

Phone: 49-2739-8700-300
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One pipe or two?

June 17, 2008


The energy sector is hot right now, and so is pipe production. Finding the optimum material for making pipe for this industry is tricky. Low-alloy carbon steels tend to be strong, but lack corrosion resistance. Stainless steels resist corrosion but lack strength. Cladding low-alloy carbon steel with a thin layer of a corrosion-resistant alloy is a suitable process, one that AWS Schaefer has devised for manufacturing such pipes.

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