Season 2

S02E01. Austenitic stainless steels - from kitchen sinks to fuel cell cars

To people in general, austenitic stainless steels are most well-known through a variety of kitchen utensils and domestic appliances, such as kitchen sinks, dish-washers, silver ware and washing machines. The importance of this in the improvement of hygiene and our quality of life cannot be exaggerated.

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S02E02. Ferritic stainless steels-almost immune to stress corrosion

S02E03. Duplex stainless steels- an interplay between ferrite and austenite

The whole is surely greater than the parts! Find out why this is the case for duplex stainless steels - and why they are so essential for many industrial purposes today – in the third episode of the Materials Pod.

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S02E04. Martensitic Stainless Steels

Martensitic steel has been used by smiths to make knives, axes and ploughs for thousands and thousands of years. In the season finale of the second season of our Materials Pod, you’ll find out what makes this particular type of steel so good in everything from tools and weapons to farming gear.

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