Grades and Alloys of Stainless Steel
is an iron alloyed with a minimum of 10.5% chromium. Other alloying elements are added to enhance the form-ability, strength and toughness. These include metals such as Nickel, Molybdenum, Titanium and Copper. Non-metal additions are also made, the main ones being Carbon and Nitrogen.
An Introduction to Stainless Steel
The main advantages of using stainless steel are cleanliness, corrosion resistance, low maintenance and 100% recyclable.
Commonly available in flat bar, square bar, round bar, plate, sheet, angle, box section and tubing. Also available in the form of channel, T section, I beam, but by special order from overseas stockholders. If it is not available as a Hot