Stainless steel is a steel alloy with increased corrosion resistance compared to carbon/alloy steel. Common alloying ingredients include chromium (usually at least 11%), nickel, or molybdenum. Alloy content often is on the order of 15-30%.
Common applications include food handling/processing, medical instruments, hardware, appliances, and structural/architectural uses.
For more information about the difference between Stainless and Aluminum, click here.
Stainless Steel can be purchased online and at any Metal Supermarkets location. It is available in a wide variety of shapes such as bar stock, channel, beam, angle and more. It can be cut to your exact specifications.
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