Duplex is a kind of stainless steel. Whilst you’ve undoubtedly heard of stainless steel, which is used extensively for many domestic and industrial applications, you are perhaps less familiar with duplex. Duplex was first developed in the 1970’s, many decades after the invention of stainless steel.
Today we’re used to stainless steel as a ubiquitous material with all sorts of applications. You can find it in anything from cutlery to pipe fittings. When it was first developed at the start of the 20th century it was considered an extremely innovative and functional material, ideally suited to bear much of the modern […]