Suitable stainless steel grades for your façade project

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Oct 20, 2021 4:00 PM CEST / UTC +2

1 hour

Choose the right material for optimized durability

The second webinar in our series brings you expert knowledge on how to ensure your stainless steel façade will resist corrosion and stand the test of time. Watch the recording for valuable insights into material selection.

Our webinar covers the following topics:

  • Historical cases: From failure to success
  • Selecting proper steel grades for different environmental conditions
  • Key parameters for material selection
  • Field atmospheric corrosion test results
  • Case studies documenting the longevity of stainless steel, including the Chrysler Building and the Gateway Arch

Jörn Teipel

Lead Technical Manager - Architecture

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Jörn Teipel studied Physics in Bonn, Germany, and at The Ohio State University in Columbus, USA, and obtained his Ph.D. degree in the field of nonlinear optics. As Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu he is globally in charge of the usage of stainless steel in aesthetical architectural applications from the technical perspective and involved in the development of new surface finishes.

Sukanya Hägg Mameng

Senior R&D Engineer

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Sukanya is a Senior R&D Engineer at Outokumpu. Her main responsibility area includes characterization and investigation of localised corrosion and atmospheric corrosion of stainless steel.

Catherine Houska

President, Catherine Houska Consulting LLC

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Catherine Houska is an internationally recognized consultant on architectural and structural metals with over 35 years of experience, author of more than 200 publications and frequent speaker. Catherine consults globally during design on selection for corrosion performance, finishes, specification, sustainability issues, product evaluation and other topics. 


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