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New Generation Pipeline and Q&T Plate Steels [ 2006 - 2011 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP0669602]

Researchers Prof RJ Dippenaar; Dr Z Chen; Dr DJ Nolan; Mr JG Williams; Dr FJ Barbaro; Mr CR Killmore

Brief description If successful, the progressive reformulation of the alloy design of a new family of steels would enhance their properties, greatly reduce the complexity of manufacture, ensure more efficient steelmaking production practices and enable the full capacity of the domestic pipe mills and plate manufacturing facilities to be realised. This innovative and new approach opens up opportunities for market growth and export potential in areas of fundamental importance to Australia's infrastructure and mining industries and defence capability. Implementation of this newly developed technology would, for the first time, create export market opportunities for Australian pipe manufacturers.

Funding Amount $896,588

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