This section provides a Resource Centre for anyone involved in designing and using stainless steel in the Architecture Building and Construction Sector. This sector covers a diverse range of applications including: architectural cladding, handrails and balustrading, roofing, drainage and rainwater goods, wall support products, structural applications.
This section provides a Resource Centre for anyone involved in designing and using stainless steel internally in Swimming Pool Buildings. It includes information regarding Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC).
The 2012 Olympic Games in London represents a major opportunity for stainless steel and our industry. The budget for the construction of the 30 venues alone is £2.4 billion and this is dwarfed by the spending on related transport infrastructure projects, totalling some £17 billion. Amongst this spending there are many opportunities for the use of stainless steel.
The BSSA will continue to add relevant stainless steel related news articles to this area of the website whenever possible.
Today, where environmental issues are so important in saving and preserving our world, stainless steel can emerge as an excellent recyclable material.
The main alloying elements of stainless steel (chromium, nickel and molybdenum) are all highly valuable and can be easily be recovered and separated from other materials.
REACH is a new European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals. It came into force on 1st June 2007 and replaces a number of European Directives and Regulations with a single system.