The 1397 pages book is totally devoted to the Duplex Stainless Steel grades. It contains 111 articles presented at the Duplex Stainless Steel International conference & exhibition which took place in Beaune, France the 13-15 of October 2010.
12 plenary session invited papers, given by worldwide specialists, that forms the framework of the technical content. They cover the main following topics: DSS Science and Markets, Metallurgy and Welding of DSS, Services Experiences in different field of usages and finally DSS history and experiences per continents (Europe, Americas and Asia). Complementary key note lectures concern major technical aspects dealing with duplex grades. Among them: the new duplex offer including the hyper duplex and lean duplex grades, fabrication aspects, corrosion resistance properties, lean duplex developments, QC & NDT, machinability & deformability and practical experience in chemical, pulp & paper, oil & gas, pollution control, (sea)water, desalination, B&C.. market segments.
The book is of excellent quality with 100% full colour printed documents and some pictures souvenirs for the 1000 attendees including 600 conference delegates issued from 48 nations.
Definitively, a reference book for metallurgist, designers, transformers and plant engineers dealing with materials including stainless steels.