Common uses of stainless steel
Common uses of stainless steel With stainless steel’s resistance to corrosion, its strength, low maintenance and familiar lustre, it is an ideal material for many applications. There are over 150 grades of stainless steel; varying combinations of alloys are added to meet the requirements of industries across the spectrum. Examples of applications: • Architecture o Roofs o Cantilevers o Pipes o Décor • Automotive o Engine parts o Fixings o Exhaust systems • Chemical, water oil & gas industries o Pipes o Oil rigs o Sewage plants • Domestic o Pots & pans o Cutlery o Razor blades • Food & Drink o Catering equipment o Ovens & microwaves o Work surfaces • Medical o Surgical instruments o Orthopaedic beds o Implants o Pins and plates • Miscellaneous o Jewellery o Nuts & bolts These examples merely scratch the surface. Stainless steel is everywhere, and the bonus is, it is 100% recyclable.