Forging Forth

Stainless Steel Forgings (9016)

Gives design guidelines on stainless steel forgings. Covers forging terminology, properties, tolerances, nondestructive inspection, and materials available that are capable of meeting special forging requirements or quality tests. Describes 27 parts forged of stainless steel; illustrations show a wide variety of cost-saving applications, ranging in size from a few ounces to a nuclear reactor core support weighing 50 000 kg forged from 133 000 kg stainless steel ingot.

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