SSAB Raahe’s new steel grade makes ships lighter
High-strength VL 690 steel can help ships to become lighter, which in turn means greater fuel economy during their useful life. The special steel of the strength level in question is already being used in demanding transport vehicles and lifting equipment applications, for example.
DNV GL’s approval is a concrete example of the steps that SSAB is taking toward a lighter and more sustainable world.
SSAB Raahe makes around 1,800 different steel grades.
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