The alloy surcharge for stainless tubes. What is it and why?
Companies that regularly order stainless steel tubes are all too familiar with the concept of alloy surcharge. The first month it rises and the second one it falls again. Have you ever wondered why this happens or how this allowance is actually determined? The best known surcharge: fuel A surcharge is introduced more often to […]Continue reading
Tags: alloy surcharge, stainless steel pricing
Stainless tubes for heat exchangers; is what you asked for also delivered?
“It is stated in the standards, so it will probably be allright” In our daily practice we see lots of misconceptions concerning specifications of heat exchanger tubes. Unfortunately, this is already the moment that things go wrong. Price is too often leading in the competition between constructors, while the end customer expects to get the […]Continue reading
Tags: heat exchanger, inox tube heat exchanger
Is security obvious when certified?
Not rarely we are confronted with news concerning food scandals. Because of the extensive international food trade nowadays, recalls have become a radical and costly phenomenom. Not to mention the loss of image en credibility… Technical plants, as used in the milk industry, often contain a lot of inox tubes. What risk are they to […]Continue reading
Tags: certification, food safety, standards