Using duplex stainless steel

Author: Various

Date published

29 November 2023

Price
Members: £45 + VAT
Standard: £70 + VAT

Using duplex stainless steel

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Author
Date published
Price
Training
Author

Various

Date published

29 November 2023

Author

Various

Price

Members: £45 + VAT
Standard: £70 + VAT

This webinar explores the best practices associated with using duplex stainless steels as structural material and the sustainability and business benefits of adopting it in design and construction.

This webinar demonstrates the business benefits and sustainability implications of utilising duplex stainless steel in construction.

With a prospected 125 years of very low or maintenance-free life, and the consequent reduced demand for composite materials, the selective use of duplex stainless steel can reduce costs to the whole life of a project, thus offering a more sustainable design and construction option than commonly expected.

Drawing on their experience, industry professionals share case studies projects aimed at showcasing the top attributes and the best practices associated with duplex stainless steel, and explore how to overcome common challenges associated with the implementation of this family of stainless steel. 

Reasons to watch

  • Discover the key attributes and costs benefits associated with using duplex stainless steel

  • Understand when to use duplex stainless steel and the positive impact this family of stainless steel can have on the life-cycle emissions 

  • Understand the Eurocode-based design guidance available to use duplex stainless steel

  • Hear how duplex stainless steel was implemented in a ‘real life’ case study

Intended for

  • Design and construction engineers working with steel

  • Architects and material specifiers

  • Graduate engineers, maintenance engineers and wider built-environment professionals not normally working with stainless steels who might wish to learn more about it

​Speakers

Nancy Baddoo Associate Director, Steel Construction Institute

Nancy Baddoo is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. She has worked on many research projects studying the structural performance of high performance steels, as well as being active in writing design standards and disseminating design guidance through publications and seminars.

Tim Collins Secretary-General, World Stainless Steel Association

Tim is a metallurgist and supply chain professional who worked across Europe in senior technical, supply chain and operational roles for leading stainless steel production company Outokumpu for 39 years. Tim’s specialisms are aligned to the reliable production of duplex, other precision alloyed stainless steels and the development of lean manufacturing systems in V-plants.

Graham Gedge Director, Materials, Arup

Graham is a metallurgist with over 35 years experience in durability risk assessment, mitigation, and research. He has contributed to stainless steel guidance, undertaken collaborative research with the stainless industry and contributed to the materials section of EN 1993-1-4.

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:50:54
Publisher:
IStructE Ltd

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Research & Innovation Small practice Training Metal - steel Best practice Video IStructE London HQ Webinars

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