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March 27th, 2010

New Precoated Stainless Steels Boost Productivity

Abstract:
Sandvik has developed two new precoated metal strip steels that are intended to boost productivity and reduce environmental constraints associated with plating and coating.

"Our diverse stainless steels can be coated with several layers of metals like nickel, tin, silver or similar, which increases product performance through high surface conductivity, corrosion protection and wear resistance," says Jeremy Gaspard, marketing specialist - Americas for Sandvik, referring to a new grade for electronic applications called Santronic.

By combining an advanced vacuum process with nanotechnology, Sandvik says it can produce strip steel with consistent coating layers as thin as 20 nanometers.

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