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How to Choose the Right Stainless Steel Grade

In determining what grade of stainless steel tubing to select many factors are taken into account. The main requirement for stainless steels is that they should be corrosion resistant for a specified application or environment. Strength and fabrication characteristics are also taken into consideration. There are more than 60 grades of stainless steel. However, the entire… Read more »

What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

All steel is carbon-based, but stainless steel contains chromium at 10% or more by weight. It is the addition of chromium that gives the steel its unique stainless, corrosion resisting properties. Stainless steel does not rust because its chromium content gives it passivity. The chromium forms a passive oxide film; it repairs the surface layer… Read more »

Advantages of Wire EDM

What is Wire EDM? Wire EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) is a manufacturing process whereby a desired shape is obtained by using electrical discharges between an EDM wire and an electrically conductive material such as stainless steel.

304 vs 316 Stainless Steel

316 Stainless Steel

There are more than 60 grades of stainless steel. Stainless steel is essentially a low carbon steel which contains chromium of 10% or more by weight. It is the addition of chromium that gives the steel its unique stainless, corrosion resisting properties. Austenitic 304 and 316 stainless steels are considered surgical or medical-grade stainless steels,… Read more »

Passivating Stainless Steel

One of the primary considerations in the selection of material is the corrosion resistance and one of the best materials to be selected for this reason is stainless steel due to the natural tendency of the metal to be passive. What is passivation? Passivation is the treatment of the stainless steel with an oxidizing chemical… Read more »

Difference Between Aluminum and Stainless Steel Pipe and Tube

Metal pipe and tubing are everywhere in automotive, aerospace, industrial, architectural, research, and medical applications. Aluminum and stainless steel are common pipe and tube materials, and each has attributes that make it the right choice for a given industry. Choosing the Right Metal When you’re choosing a tubing material, the choices might seem overwhelming; both… Read more »

Selecting the Best Stainless Steel Material

Welded, Welded & Drawn Steel and Seamless Pipe – Eagle Supplies Them All! The many unique values provided by stainless steel make it a powerful candidate in materials selection. Corrosion resistance, hygiene and strength of stainless steel make it an ideal choice in the Medical, Aerospace and Industrial industries. To learn more about these benefits… Read more »

When Weight Matters Use Aluminum Tubing

High-quality designs need high-quality components whether they are intended for the medical, aerospace, defense, or high-tech industries. When light weight tubing is called for, keep these points in mind. The Value of Aluminum Tubing When you choose tubing for your design, you invest in the quality of your end product. Aluminum tubing gives you a… Read more »

Custom Tubing: Is it Right for Your Application?

Many industries depend on strong, reliable tubing, with a wide array of tubing varieties that can be fabricated. Devices and components have demanding expectations. Corrosion resistance, hygiene, and the strength of metals make it an ideal choice in many industries. When selecting a supplier for your custom tubing, it is important to know if you… Read more »

Plastic Injection Molding Fundamentals

At Eagle Stainless, we attribute our company’s success to our commitment to innovation. In order to meet the changing demands of our customers, we have adopted and brought on insert molding, and bonding which produces unmatched quality products and components for our clients in a wide variety of industries.