What is stainless steel?
The alloy of mainly iron, chromium, nickel and carbon makes stainless steel. There are a number of advantages of stainless steel over carbon steel, such as:
- Significantly better resistance to corrosion.
- It provides better tensile strength.
Characteristics of stainless steel
Stainless steel has a distinct features, such as an invisible layer of chromium that protects the oxidation of the underlying metal and the amount of carbon determines the hardness of the steel. Due to its corrosion resistance, stainless steel is widely used in:
- Increased resistance to acids and corrosion
- Stainless steel has a high toughness
- Stainless steel is resistant to external influences
Stainless steel in your project
Do you want to use stainless steel in your project? Peco Douwes is your partner par excellence. All our fasteners are available in all sizes and in any desired material. Our specialists are happy to discuss your wishes and the delivery options. If you would like to request one or more of our stainless-steel products, please contact us. Even if you want to use a different material, Peco Douwes is the partner for you.