Stainless steel, where and when to use it
iron and chromium alloy – it can also contain nickel, molybdenum and other elements – which has physicochemical properties superior to common steels.
Stainless steel has a variety of commercial presentations and finish tones.
In addition to the particular aesthetics and appearance of this metal, its properties are also relevant in terms of its resistance to corrosion. It is one of the metals with the greatest resistance to atmospheric oxidation
On the one hand, its smooth characteristic makes it less susceptible to accumulated dirt, which makes it ideal for a solution in corrosive environments and is also ideal for areas where it is important to preserve the state of hygiene and the appearance of cleanliness.
Now, when we talk about stainless steel we find a variety of finishes to consider, these are some examples:
The smoother the final finish, the greater the resistance to corrosion, ease of cleaning and maintenance of hygiene.
Matte finishes are generally used when they are going to have later transformations
Mirrored finishes highlight small imperfections and marks on the surface. Polishes with directionality in texture (grinding) reflect ambient light differently, depending on whether they are placed longitudinally or transversely.
In general, any stainless steel is resistant to water, steam, and humidity
Their maintenance cost is low and they have great durability.