Wide range of grades makes stainless ideal material for tanks

Jul 31, 2011 | 07:00 PM |

Tags  Stainless Steel Storage Tanks, Stainless Steel, Bill Beck

Stainless steel for storage tanks of all sizes, shapes and applications is made by a handful of producers in the United States. ATI Allegheny Ludlum Corp., North American Stainless Inc. and Outokumpu Oyj all make stainless plate and coil that can be fabricated into tanks.

Mike Stateczny, vice president and general manager of Outokumpu’s stainless plate mill in New Castle, Ind., said that "a big segment of what we make goes into process industries. We’re a significant producer of stainless plate, and our material goes into a wide range of applications. We are a piece plate operation. We don’t make stainless coil in New Castle. "We can make....

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