Tag: Austenitic stainless steel

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 »

Performance by Stainless Steel Composition

Stainless Steel Composition

Stainless steel does not easily corrode, rust, or stain with water as ordinary steel does. The origins of stainless steel date back to the early 1900s, when scientists noticed that chromium had a greater attraction to oxygen than iron did, so they added the element to steel. Studies prove that when at least 10% chromium… Read more »