October 2016 - Kemplon Engineering

The Peculiarities of Welding Stainless Steels

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^ Stainless Steel used for Industrial Piping
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Importance & Weldability of Stainless Steel

Contrary to popular belief, stainless steel (SS) is not a single material. It is a broad term that includes five types of steels and there are subdivisions under each of these five. The 304 and 316 grades are among the most popularly used stainless steels.SS is widely used in industry because it resists corrosion and is durable under testing conditions. The fact that you don’t have to replace it repeatedly, saves money, time, and effort. That apart it is strong with 500-1000 MPa strength, maintains its look over time, and is recyclable. Read More

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Top Recent Developments in Arc Welding

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Necessity, the Mother of Evolution & Revolution

Living as we are in the age of rapid technological advance, things are changing at breakneck speeds. And the transformation affects all walks of life. Since ages, change has been the only imperishable entity. Of late however, it has gathered unprecedented momentum.

Welding is among the most popular joining processes, highly valued across the rank and file of the metal industry as it connects materials at the molecular level with joint strength equivalent to that of the constituent materials. Read More

Monthly Maritime News Roundup: September, 2016

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Every month brings a wide range of news and developments for an industry as dynamic as ours! This September, Kemplon Engineering rounds up some of the most buzzed-about headlines and issues in this edition of the Monthly Maritime News Roundup:

The last day of August ushered in shipping turmoil with Hanjin Shipping’s Bankruptcy Filing. Described by JOC.com as “the largest container shipping bankruptcy in history,” the fallout from the filing rocked September with news of scrambling merchants and shippers, marooned ships, ships unserved at port, and seized assets. This development is a huge one for container shipping, not merely for Hanjin’s size – it is the seventh biggest container shipper – but also for the timing, which may be disruptive to high retail demand expected in the coming holidays at the end of the year.  Read More