From technical information to the latest industry developments, AIST publications cover the entire steel process.

In order to continually advance the steel industry, AIST is committed to providing the highest quality technical information through our publications. These include Iron & Steel Technology, the premier technical journal for industry personnel. As the official monthly publication of AIST, Iron & Steel Technology is the most comprehensive and widely circulated journal available today, dedicated to providing its readers with the latest information on breakthroughs and trends in equipment, processes and operating practices in the international iron and steelmaking industry.

AIST’s Digital Library is the complete source for iron and steel research. With over 9,000 technical documents currently available, and additional content added monthly, the Digital Library offers users lightning-fast search results to assist with any project. In addition, numerous books, maps and individual technical articles from a variety of publishers can be purchased at AIST's Online Bookstore. 

Iron & Steel Technology

The premier monthly magazine for steel industry professionals.


AIST’s Bookstore offers a wide variety of technical books and steel industry publications. Discounted prices are available for AIST Members! 

Directory—Iron and Steel Plants

The 2015 Directory—Iron and Steel Plants is the essential industry reference guide. 

ASM Handbook, Vol. 4B: Steel Heat Treating Technologies

ASM Handbook, Vol. 4B: Steel Heat Treating Technologies

Volume 4B expands coverage on equipment, control, troubleshooting, and problems associated with steel heat treating. New articles extensively address distortion and the prevention of cracking—including the modeling and simulation of distortion. Furnace equipment and controls are described in detail, along with quenching systems and characterization of quenchants for reliable and effective hardening. General process and procedure factors also are introduced—including temperature uniformity of furnaces, calculation of heat treating costs, decarburization, and more.