ISSF New Applications Awards Announced
22 May 2015
In an effort to generate more ideas for New Applications for the use of stainless steel, the Market Development Committee established the New Applications Awards. The awards are presented in two categories, “The Best New Technology Award” and “The Best New Development Award”. The first Awards were presented at the ISSF-19 Annual Conference in May 2015 in Hong Kong.
In the Best New Development Award category the winner was the Stainless Steel Fuel tank using a Metastable Austenitic stainless steel from Outokumpu. The stainless steel fuel tank is superior in terms of crashworthiness and does not need surface treatment or maintenance. Click here to see the entry
In the Best New Technology Award category the winner is the Stainless Steel Lining Jacket from Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Corporation and Nippon Yakin Kogyo. The Delta Runway at Tokyo International Airport, which was constructed as a part of the expansion work at the airport, was Japan’s major social capital investment and required durability of 100 years with proper maintenance. Click here to see the entry.