Ships

Stainless steel for ships

Stainless steel is the clear choice for use in marine environments – particularly for vessels that are ever lighter, stronger and easier to clean and maintain. It is also the accepted reference material for strong and corrosion-resistant sailing hardware (winches, rigging screws, anchors, cleats, carabiner snap hooks and cables).

Exceptional corrosion resistance and strength

Stainless steel’s superior corrosion resistance, lightweight and high strength make it the best choice for safe and efficient transportation. Forta is used in ships and tankers, Duplex for tailored cargo tanks and Ultra for flue-gas cleaning units.

Benefits in using stainless steel in ships

Applications

  • Chemical tankers
  • Commercial ships/cruisers
  • Leisure watercraft
  • Sailing hardware

Performance

  • Reduced weight
  • High strength
  • Excellent corrosion resistance

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