Please note this webinar was initially scheduled for Thursday 3 February 2022 and the date has changed to Tuesday 8 February 2022.

Please note time zones:
NSW, VIC, TAS, ACT: 11.30am - 12.30pm (AEDT)
QLD: 10.30am - 11.30am (AEST)
SA: 11.00am - 12.00pm (ACDT)
WA: 8.30am - 9.30am (AWST)
NT: 10.00am - 11.00am (ACST)

NZ: 1.30pm - 2.30pm (NZDT)

Webinar Overview

Exceptional corrosion resistance, durability, sleek good looks and complete recyclability: these features combined have made stainless steel a popular material for industrial and domestic applications worldwide.

Starting with a brief history of the explosion of applications using stainless steel, this webinar will describe and explain the differences between carbon steels and the families of stainless steels, including using the alloy composition to determine its corrosion resistance. The labels for alloys will also be explained – specifically the US (ASTM), European (EN) and UNS labels.

Surface finish is critical for stainless steel for aesthetic and other reasons, and while some finishes are determined by the production process, designers and fabricators have access to an enormous range of textures and colours which will be outlined with their advantages and limitations. While stainless steels are extremely durable and hygienic, their maintenance requirements will also be discussed along with some precautions in design and fabrication which must be considered.

Presenter: Dr Graham Sussex, Technical Specialist
Graham is a materials expert with over 30 years experience and more than 600 technical publications to his name. Stainless steel is his specialty.

Cost: $45/person ASSDA*, ASSDA Accredited, NZSSDA and EA Members,
$85/person Non-Members

*ASSDA Platinum Members FREE - Please contact assda@assda.asn.au to register.

This webinar will be hosted by Zoom.

Note: This webinar is capped at 45 registrations. Early registration is encouraged. First in, first served policy.