Contaminant-Free Steel

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-33608
Published 2019-01-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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For many highly stressed engineering applications like bearings and gears, contaminated steel parts can lead to devastating outcomes such as an emergency shutdown or the end of a mission. Ensuring that these critical components are as homogeneous as possible and free from porosity and other flaws is vital to performance, yet conventional steelmaking processes have multiple pathways of entry for unwanted contamination.