Category: Stainless Steel Applications

A Pocket Guide: Stainless Steel Specifications for Military Use

Following proper stainless steel specifications and guidelines are necessary to ensure the integrity of any application and fully function as designed, be it a fitting, fastener, or structural component, during the product’s intended service life. This is particularly important regarding applications manufactured for military use. Stainless steel is a material used widely in the defense… Read more »

Common Applications for 304L Stainless Steel

We work with a variety of stainless steel grades, with one of our most popular being 304L. Type 304L stainless steel is a low-carbon version of the 304 steel alloy (this is where the “L” comes from!) – it has somewhat lower mechanical properties than the standard 304 type, but it’s widely used for specific… Read more »

Steel Supplier’s Guide to Nickel Alloy Applications

Nickel has been used for thousands of years and is one the most versatile materials in the industry. Today it is most commonly utilized in alloys. Due to nickel’s wide solubility range with many different alloy materials, including iron, aluminum, and titanium, makes it a highly used material. It’s slow oxidation rate makes it corrosion… Read more »