hydrogen embrittlement
Advanced Materials

Hydrogen embrittlement in high-strength steels

Manufacturers of vehicle and machine components often use high-strength steels to save material in lightweight construction and for crash-relevant structural components that require exceptionally high durability. When welding these components, various factors may lead to […]

Low temperature steel hardening
Advanced Materials

Low-temperature steel hardening - a new way

EU-funded researchers developed a novel process for surface hardening of stainless steel that ensures high hardness with extraordinary corrosion and fatigue resistance properties. Stainless steel is the material of choice in various industries where corrosion […]