Almost everyone’s heard about stainless steel or owned something made from this remarkable material. However, not everyone knows how it’s created and used, and why it’s the material of choice for many businesses in the agricultural and recycling industries, etc.
If you just opened a new business that manufactures products for medical facilities, kitchens, and food processing plants, you may have overlooked the advantages that stainless steel (wire) brings. To help you better understand what you will be getting, and to see what purchasing it can do for your business, here is a brief overview of this remarkable material:
Why is it called “stainless” steel?
This material is named “stainless” steel simply because of its amazing and rare ability to resist corrosion and stains. One of the reasons why it doesn’t corrode is because it contains chromium, a very hard metal that’s known for its own ability to resist corrosion and maintain its lustrous appearance. Other common components of stainless steel can include nitrogen and nickel, which also increase its corrosion resistant properties.
What are the benefits of choosing this corrosion resistant material?
Well, of course, the biggest benefit of choosing stainless steel is that it won’t corrode, but another big reason many home appliance manufacturers choose it is because it’s resistant to high temperatures. Lastly, other huge benefits of choosing it is that it’s strong, durable, and easy to clean. So, if you plan on manufacturing products for medical facilities, kitchens, or food processing plants, you can take pride in the fact that your products will last for years down the road, and will help to prevent the spread of infections and diseases.
Whatever your thoughts were on stainless steel, we hope that you have a better understanding of what it is, and the benefits that it offers. Plus, if you’re environmentally conscious, you may be happy to know that it’s 100% recyclable.
At Wickwire Warehouse, Inc., we offer stainless steel wire and mesh, steel strapping, baling wire, and much more. To learn more about our stainless steel wire products and the benefits they offer, please browse our site, call, or email us at any time.