Stainless steel was introduced around the turn of the 20th century, initially as a stain-resistant product for household applications. Low maintenance cutlery of stainless steel was a great convenience. Since then, the number of stainless steel grades has dramatically increased.
Jan Y. Jonsson, Outokumpu Stainless AB, Avesta
Rachel Pettersson, Jernkontoret
Outokumpu Stainless AB, Avesta
AB Sandvik Materials Technology, Sandviken
Swerim AB, Kista
Purpose and general orientation
- To seek funding for, to plan and to initiate own projects and external co-funded projects or major research programmes via co-ordinated contacts between companies, researchers and grant providers
- To run this process-oriented research, where joint research inputs are included from companies, institutes and universities
- To promote industrial contacts, to enable the sharing of experiences, to make use of specialist knowledge and to monitor the latest technical developments
- To strengthen the competitiveness of the Nordic steel industry within the area through using the research results achieved
How does one become a member of the technical area?
The technical area committee decides on the acceptance of new members. You are welcome to contact the technical area’s Research Manager if you are interested in participating in, or if you have questions concerning, our activities, membership fee etc.