The entire economic, social and political life of a modern country depends upon an efficient system of transport. Stainless steel plays a big role in making it possible to organise the transport of people and goods.
The visual appeal of polished stainless steel is regularly used to good effect in enhancing the outward appearance of modern road vehicles of all types. Where quality and durability are the primary considerations, stainless steel is often chosen in preference to other metallic materials and coatings.
Arguably, passenger safety is the foremost consideration when designing passenger railcars. Thankfully, serious collisions are very infrequent these days, but higher operating speeds increase the likelihood of injury when they do occur.
A short description of the various grades of stainless steel commonly used in aerospace applications. It has been written primarily from a European perspective and may not fully reflect the practice in other regions.
About the ISSF
The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research organisation, which serves as the world forum on various aspects of the international stainless steel industry. ISSF was founded in 1996.
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