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This article discusses the steps in the primary processing of stainless steels: melting, refining, remelting, casting, and hot rolling. It provides information of the major categories of defects in hot rolled stainless steels, namely hot mill defects, inclusion-related defects, and hot ductility-related defects.

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Melting, Casting, and Hot Processing, Stainless Steels for Design Engineers, By Michael F. McGuire, ASM International, 2008, p 155–160,

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