Stainless steel is a class of iron-based alloys notable for their resistance to heat and corrosion. The processing of stainless sheet metal using bending and shaping techniques is referred to as stainless fabrication. These processes frequently use sophisticated and basic hand-held equipment. One key characteristic of precision stainless steel fabricators is their minimum chromium concentration of 10.5%, providing them with a more excellent corrosion resistance than other steel forms.
Additional characteristics of stainless steel fabricators play a vital role in their extensive use in the manufacture of different parts and components across several manufacturing industries. These qualities are superb strength and durability, an attractive appearance, resilience to low and high temperatures, low maintenance requirements, increased formability, a long lifespan, environmental friendliness, and recyclable nature.
Stainless steel fabricators do not require treatment, coating, or painting once it is put to use. However, one must carefully choose the proper material to fabricate sheet metal, supported by a combination of manufacturing techniques and finishing. Any conventional fabrication techniques are applicable in creating the austenitic grades, but tooling and equipment modification may be necessary due to the great strength of stainless steel.