Introduction to stainless steel
The material we know as stainless steel (also commonly referred to as "Inox" or "Rostfrei") is such a common feature of 21st century living that there can be few of us who have not seen or handled articles made from it. But how many of us really know what stainless steel is?
Stainless steel is well-known for its corrosion resistance. More information on the corrosion properties of stainless steels can be found here.
Standards are instrumental in classifying, evaluating, and specifying the different types of stainless steels. An overview of different standards is offered here.
A brief history of stainless steel