Stainless Steel

Is most notable for their its high corrosion resistance.  Stainless is a steel alloy with a minimum of 11% chromium and a maximum of 1.2% carbon.  Corrosion resistance can be increased through the increase of chromium.

Stainless steel is used in a wide variety of industries including:

  • Aerospace
  • Medical
  • Appliances
  • Food processing plants

Common stainless steel grades include:

  • 304
  • 316
  • 409
  • 416