Colin Macrae

AWS Schaefer Technologie GmbH
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Wilnsdorf, D-57234

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One pipe or two?

June 17, 2008 | By Colin Macrae

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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