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SSAB presents the superpowers of sheet metal

A league of superheroes
28/6/2017
Strenx, Laser, Docol, Weathering, Hardox, Toolox, Domex, GreenCoat, Form, Armox, Boron.   Just like superheroes, special steels have their strengths, too. SSAB team is able to face any challenge with their superpowers. The Scandinavian company presents them in this (...)

50 years of steel in the world

A report by worldsteel
19/6/2017
This year the World Steel Association celebrates its 50th anniversary. During these 50 years the World Steel Association played an important role in the development and growth of this fundamental material, offering several programs on innovation, sustainability and environmental standards.  On (...)

The largest steel-producing companies

2016 ranking of steelworks
14/6/2017
Worldsteel Association compiled a ranking of the largest steel making companies, providing annual production data from 2011 to 2016. ArcelorMittal leads the table with 95.45 million tons produced last year. China Baowu, the giant created by the merger of Baosteel and Wuhan Steel Group, (...)

Gasparini and HUMANA People to People Italia for a better future

Helping those in need
12/6/2017
Also this year Gasparini tried and helped people in need with an used clothing collection. For this solidarity initiative we contacted HUMANA People to People Italia, a non-profit organization that has been supporting social development actions and promotional (...)

Tables of properties of stainless steels

Sheet metal in detail
9/6/2017
Those who bend stainless steel knows we are dealing with an extremely diversified and complex class of materials. Stainless steel pressbrake bending, as well as cutting, welding, treatments and machining must be adapted according to the alloy and its final usage.  To choose (...)

New sheet metal production process

An alternative to cold rolling
6/6/2017
Purdue University, in association with the US Department of Energy, is developing a new sheet metal production process that does not use traditional rolling mills.  Silicon steel, also called electrical steel, is used for laminations and laminated cores in electric transformers and (...)

New X-Press Next

Discover your next press brake
31/5/2017
  X-Press ▸Next  Shape it better. Gasparini's flagship model has been completely redesigned and restyled for better performance and to guarantee a precise, fast and reliable production.    New electronic Reflex The machine frame has been sensorized with state-of-the-art (...)

Fabrication with Hardox, Strenx, and Docol

Bending high-strength steels
8/5/2017
SSAB wrote a useful and interesting step-by-step manual that illustrates everything you need to know on how to bend high-strength steels such as Hardox, Strenx, and Docol.   The guide highlights these aspects:  Preparatory work: rolling direction, surface conditions, (...)

Cutting Hardox and Strenx high-strength steels

A handy guide by SSAB
18/4/2017
Hardox® Wear Plate and Strenx™ Performance Steel high-strength steel sheets can be cut with the most common techniques:  Oxy-fuel Plasma Laser Shearing Punching Waterjet The document in English language provides many recommendations on what (...)

Stainless steel three-dimensional surfaces and structures

A guide to textured sheet metal
11/4/2017
Euro Inox wrote an excellent guide to shaped embossed, perforated and profiled metal sheets, and their uses in architecture and as walkable covering.  This document begins with an introduction describing general advantages of stainless steel. It then analyses (...)

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