Sustainable and sustainability are terms that we hear every day, in fact, we are bombarded with them. Just about every product on the market has the “sustainable” tag, because marketers know that consumers want “sustainable” products.... continue reading.
An important attribute of stainless steel is its ability to provide long term performance with minimum maintenance. Whilst galvanised steel has a lower material cost than stainless steel, the cost of using galvanised steel, over the desired life of the product or system in which it is used, is considerably more.... continue reading.
It always gives me a little buzz to see where and how stainless steel wire and mesh is used. It is a great product with so much versatility and hence I have a lot of respect for it! Its applications have traditionally been in the mining, construction, food and industrial industries and therefore difficult to see and appreciate in everyday life.... continue reading.
There are several hundred grades of stainless with differing chemical compositions, but only about ten are in common use. Most products in our range of stainless steel wire and stainless steel mesh products are offered in two grades – 304 and 316. The choice of grade is determined by the application and environment.... continue reading.
Don’t panic this is known as “tea staining”, a common cause of the deterioration of stainless steel surfaces. This is the unsightly brown discolouration caused by corrosion. While it is a cosmetic issue only, and does not affect the structural integrity or lifetime of the material, it makes the appearance of initially pristine stainless steel.... continue reading.
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