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Technical Library

This section provides you with access to BSSA's extensive library of technical articles and publications. Begin browsing by selecting a main category from the panel below, or selecting from the list of sub-categories further down the page.

Categories with Sub-categories

  1. BSSA Reports (6)
    1. Annual Reports (3)
    2. BSSA Events (3)
  2. Commercial (2)
    1. Business Support (2)
  3. Corrosion & Oxidation (49)
    1. Atmospheric (External) Corrosion (6)
    2. Bimetallic (Galvanic) Corrosion Risks (6)
    3. Corrosion Tables (4)
    4. Corrosion Testing (5)
    5. Crevice Corrosion (7)
    6. Intergranular Corrosion (IC) (4)
    7. Oxidation & High Temperature Corrosion (8)
    8. Pitting Corrosion & PRE Numbers (10)
    9. Principles of Corrosion Mechanisms (11)
    10. Rouging in High Purity Water Systems (1)
    11. Stress Corrosion Cracking (13)
  4. Design & Design Strengths (30)
    1. Bending & Deflection of Members (6)
    2. Designing to Avoid Corrosion (3)
    3. General Design Issues (9)
    4. Handrails & Balustrades (2)
    5. Mechanical Fastening (8)
    6. Shear Capacity (3)
    7. Standard Sections (3)
    8. Structural Design Strength (12)
    9. Welded Joint Strengths (1)
  5. Economic Benefits & Competitiveness (8)
    1. Life Cycle Costing (8)
  6. Environment, Health & Safety (28)
    1. COSHH-Materials Safety Data Sheets (2)
    2. Fire Resistance (3)
    3. Hexavalent Chromium Hazards (4)
    4. Nickel Release & Skin Sensitisation (2)
    5. Recycling (4)
    6. Sustainability (11)
    7. Water & Water Treatment (4)
    8. Welding Fume Hazards (4)
  7. Forming, Machining & Heat Treatment (33)
    1. Casting (4)
    2. Cold Forming-Bending & Springback (7)
    3. Cold Forming-Drawing & Pressing (6)
    4. Cutting & Profiling (4)
    5. Heat Treatment-Ferritic, Aust. & Duplex (10)
    6. Heat Treatment-Martensitic & PPN Harden. (4)
    7. Hot Forming-Forging/Section Bending (2)
    8. Machining & Free Machining Grades (6)
    9. Pre & Post Weld Heat Treatment (1)
    10. Stainless Steelmaking (3)
  8. Historical (1)
    1. Marketing (7)
      1. European Market Data (2)
      2. UK Market Data (4)
      3. World Market Data (2)
    2. Material Selection (113)
      1. Architecture, Building & Construction (54)
      2. Automotive & Railways (3)
      3. Chemicals - Handling & Contact (13)
      4. Electrical Power (2)
      5. Engineering Components (5)
      6. Food & Drink (6)
      7. Grade Selection & Corrosion Tables (5)
      8. Liquefied Gas & Cryogenic Applications (4)
      9. Marine and Oil Extraction Applications (3)
      10. Medical & Surgical Equipment (6)
      11. Process Plant & Furnaces (9)
      12. Swimming Pools (5)
      13. Water & Water Treatment (15)
    3. Material Sourcing (12)
      1. Stainless Steel Sections (12)
    4. Mechanical & Physical Properties (58)
      1. Density (4)
      2. Elevated & Low Temperature Properties (9)
      3. Fatigue Resistance (1)
      4. Frictional Properties (3)
      5. Galling & Wear (5)
      6. Hardness (16)
      7. Impact Properties (3)
      8. Low Temperature (Cryogenic) Properties (2)
      9. Magnetic & Electrical Properties (11)
      10. Melting Temperature Ranges (2)
      11. Stress/Strain & Work Hardening (6)
      12. Tensile & Shear Properties (30)
      13. Thermal Props-Expansion & Heat Transfer (3)
    5. Publications (4)
      1. Standards, Specifications & Grades (138)
        1. 200 Series Austenitic Steels (2)
        2. AISI & UNS Grades-Compositions & Properties (8)
        3. BS & ASTM Standard Listings (8)
        4. BS/BSEN Grades Compositions Properties (62)
        5. Classification of Stainless Steels (11)
        6. Design,Fabrication,Testing & QA Stds. (8)
        7. European Standardisation (14)
        8. General (8)
        9. Heat & Creep Resisting Grades (13)
        10. International Grade Comparisons (5)
        11. Martensitic & PPN Hardening Grades (14)
        12. Std Austenitic, Ferritic & Duplex Grades (38)
        13. Superaustenitic & Superduplex Grades (23)
        14. Tolerances (18)
        15. Trade Names,Proprietary,Non-Stainless Steels (11)
      2. Surface Finishes, Treatments & Cleaning (46)
        1. Cleaning & Maintenance (19)
        2. Electropolishing & Electroplating (7)
        3. Mechanical Polishing (2)
        4. Passivation (7)
        5. Post Weld Cleaning and Finishing (9)
        6. Priming and Paint Coating (1)
        7. Special Finishes (7)
        8. Specifying Finishes (10)
        9. Surface Finish & Corrosion Resistance (13)
        10. Surface Hardening (2)
      3. Welding & Joining (37)
        1. Adhesive Bonding (1)
        2. Avoiding Corrosion at Joints (2)
        3. Brazing (1)
        4. Mechanical Fastening & Fixings (13)
        5. Post Weld Cleaning and Finishing (6)
        6. Selection of Welding Consumables (5)
        7. Soldering (1)
        8. Welding - Avoiding Distortion (1)
        9. Welding Methods & Procedures (13)
        10. Welding Stainless to Other Steels (3)

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