Stainless steel is probably the world’s most common fastener material, and understandably so! Stainless steel comes with a range of benefits that make it both special and reliable. Although the general term given to corrosion-resistant steel alloys is stainless steel, minor variations in the constituents of the alloy can significantly alter the component’s electrical and mechanical characteristics.
Chromium, nickel, copper, tungsten, and molybdenum, to name a few, can be the nucleus of a stainless steel alloy. You will learn so much more about the components you provide your customers within the long run by knowing the benefits of using stainless steel fasteners.
Stainless Steel is 100 percent recyclable and non-degradable. Therefore to make more steel, it is recycled and this process goes on forever. The material is among other raw materials, made from nickel, iron, chromium, and molybdenum. These metals are in high demand and thus have high capture rates for stainless steel
The demand for stainless steel is on the increase amid exceptionally high recapture rates, which is an excellent trend because it helps to ensure that the new stainless steel that goes into production today can be recycled in the future.
Stainless Steel is Durable
Stainless steel is chosen for numerous applications across different industries due to its outstanding mechanical and corrosion properties because it guarantees low maintenance costs, long life and high recovery rates once life is finished. By introducing a proper maintenance system with a dedication to recycling steel and purchasing recycled steel whenever the need arises, businesses will promote their high sustainability and durability characteristics.
Capable of Self-Repairing
To fight against oxidation, the thin chromium oxide film on the outer layer of the fastener uses oxidation. Pretty smart, huh? In addition to making the corrosion-resistant fastener, the oxide coating also enables self-repair of the fasteners. If the fastener is affected by a scratch or dent or some other physical distortion, the bare alloy on the damaged component is exposed to oxygen. Oxidation allows another chromium oxide layer to form on this exposed layer, shielding it from further corrosion.
But as with any products, before you incorporate it in your production process, there are a few things that you should know about food-grade stainless steel. Dodgehoses has a proven track record of being a customer-centric company. We take full responsibility for the maintenance of the material supplied, irrespective of the quantity ordered. Our reputation in the world of fasteners is immaculate: a supplier rating report from one of our customers stated that our performance in terms of product quality, after-sales support and adherence to delivery-schedule, was 100%.