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Webinar – Four Common Mistakes when Choosing a Corrosion-Resistant Alloy


Organizer: Nickel Institute
Date: 08 Apr 2022
Time: 03:30pm - 06:30pm
Registration Close Date: 08 Apr 2022

Free for members.

This webinar will focus on selecting the proper corrosion-resistant alloy for a particular application, highlighting four common mistakes that result in either the wrong alloy being chosen or a suitable alloy not performing adequately. These are based on personal experiences. The ones that will be discussed are:

a) Misuse of PREN (Pitting Resistance Equivalent numbers)

b) Lack of knowledge of contaminants

c) Lack of knowledge of actual equipment operation

d) Secrets from fabrication shop.


Gary Coates

Gary is Technical Manager for the Nickel Institute, Toronto, Canada.

He has worked in the stainless steel and nickel alloys industry for 45 years, the last 21 with the Nickel Institute. Welding has always been of major interest, as often welding is the weakest link in fabrication. He has worked with many different end use industries and with fabricators to ensure they have access to proper welding information. He is actively involved with many professional societies, including the American Welding Society, and is an active contributor to their Welding Forum. He has made many presentations worldwide on all aspects of use of stainless steel and nickel alloys.


Please note that this event has been fully booked.  If you still want to register for this event, we will put you in waiting list after you input all required information and settle required payment (if applicable).




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