Process and production
How is stainless steel produced and fabricated? What surface treatments are used? What alloying elements are used? And how do you maintain it?
In this section references and links can be found to documents and animations that explain the production process of stainless steel.
More information and interesting links on the alloying elements like carbon, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, manganese, ... and scrap.
In this section more information about fabrication, welding, cleaning, descaling, forming, ... of stainless steels can be found.
Surface finishing treatments applied to stainless steel can take many forms. The main finishes are described below.
Stainless steel can last for more than 100 years, but sometimes needs cleaning to wipe of dust and dirt.