Corten Steel.

CORTEN steel is becoming more popular by roll formed product end-users. Its unique look and naturally oxidizing finish make it especially desirable for many architectural projects. Weathering steel, best-known under the trademark COR-TENĀ® steel, is a group of steel alloys which were developed to obviate the need for painting, and form a stable rust-like appearance if exposed to the weather for several years. Weathering steel has increased resistance to atmospheric corrosion when compared to other steels. COR-TENĀ® resists the corrosive effects of rain, snow, ice, fog, and other meteorological conditions by forming a coating of dark brown oxidation over the metal, which inhibits deeper penetration and negates the need for painting and costly rust-prevention maintenance over the years. In simple terms the steel is allowed to rust and that rust forms a protective coating that slows the rate of future corrosion.

Assocham urges Centre to ban iron ore export from NMDC.

Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), an apex body of trade and industry, has urged the Union Finance ministry to ban the exports of iron ore from National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) as a temporary measure to bridge the shortage of iron ore in the country arising out of closure of 26 mines in Odisha on the basis of a Supreme Court order.

The apex court had ordered closure of these mines as their leases were not renewed and asked the state government to take a decision on their applications for second and subsequent lease renewal within six months. These mines were earlier operating under the deemed renewal clause of the Mineral Concession Rule, 1960.

Assocham fears that the closure of these mines would create acute shortage of iron ore for domestic iron and steel industry and force them to cut capacity utilization. It would lead to rise in finished steel imports in the country, it said.

The apex court order could affect operations of captive mines of leading steel makers Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and Tata Steel. Seven mines of Tata steel and two mines of SAIL were operating under deemed extensions.

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Razor Blade Steel Strips.

We keep High Carbon Razor Blade Strip in ready stock. The 13% Chromium Martenistic steel can be supplied against order. An economical batch quantity & sufficient lead time is required.

Besides, we have also specialized in Surgical Blades. Our range is exhaustive. Right from .09mm to .80mm in thickness and 4mm to 60mm width.

Stainless Steel Grade 7C27Mo2.

This is the most corrosion-resistant knife steel. It combines exceptional corrosion resistance with decent edge properties.

The main reason for choosing this grade is the benefits of high corrosion resistance, toughness and ease of re-sharpening. The added corrosion resistance is beneficial, especially when pitting corrosion is the main reason for the deterioration of the knife edge.

With a hardness range of 53-57 HRC Grade 7C27Mo2 is recommended for fishing knives and outdoor knives used in marine environments. Moreover, the Molybdenum content in the steel provides toughness to the strips and the steel becomes virtually unbreakable under fatigue.

Hardened Tempered Stainless Steel Strip.

BTC Team has developed Hardened Tempered – Stainless Steel Strip for Kitchenware knives.

This kind of Stainless Steel has a very low carbon, but high enough to get a hardness of 48-50HRC rockwell so that it can sustain knife edge for a long period. But again the carbon content is also low, in the meantime, to assure that the kitchen knives, which has a regular contact with water and air, does not rusted. The optimum level of carbon helps to attain the desired hardness and the 13% Chromium content, forms an invisible layer on the surface, which prevents oxidization of steel and hence prevents it from getting rusted.

Our range of production is .20mm to .80mm in thicness and 6mm to 70mm in width.

For more information, kindly visit us at, www.btstrips.com.