Special Steels in Marine Engineering


    IN response to an invitation to place before the members information concerning the modern special steels with the aim of simplifying their task in availing themselves of the latest metallurgical products, Dr. T. Swinden, director of research to the United Steel Companies, Ltd., delivered before the North East Coast Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, on February 25, a paper in which he surveyed the developments of recent years in this sphere. Although his remarks were in many instances more particularly pointed to their applications in hulls, marine boilers, superheaters and engines, his review of the chemical and physical properties of special steels, their amenability to heat treatment, their weld ability and their resistance to corrosion and embrittlement were of even wider interest to the engineering profession.

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    Special Steels in Marine Engineering. Nature 142, 303 (1938). https://doi.org/10.1038/142303b0

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