Science: Steel

The production of a non-corroding steel is not new. It has been going on successfully for some time. But the expense of manufacture has been so high that−except for specialized uses, such as for tableware−it has been impractical. To mention only a few general advantages which would accrue to industry from a cheap non-corroding steel it would:

1) Make the use of steel possible in many places where other less desirable materials are now used, because not subject to rust.

2) Make a tremendous saving in replacements where metal is exposed to the weather, as in the case of...

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