Originally Posted by MLA
Cheap imported "stainless steel" will likely be poor quality SS or even just be plated in SS. Higher quality SS may not have enough carbon steel to be picked up by a magnet.
Not in my world. Nuclear power plants do not use cheap or poor quality anything. It was a non-pressure retaining sleeve that had four lugs welded inside of it as a pipe guide. It was there by design.
The MT was done by mistake and was irrelevant. A non-conformance report was generated and the corrective action / root cause results were what I was mentioning.