What is T304 stainless steel?

Answer The elements added to iron determine the grade of stainless steel. The composition also determines the machining, welding and other properties of the metal. T304 stainless steel is the most widely ... Read More »

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Is satin nickel or stainless steel cabinet hardware a better match with todays brushed stainless steel appliances?

Answer Stainless steel cabinet hardware is definitely a better match than satin nickel for todays brushed stainless steel appliances. However, when it comes to stuff like (entry or closet) door ha... Read More »

Is there anyway to take scratches out of stainless steel I have a scratch on my stainless steel watch.?

From a materials science point-of-view, anything harder than steel can physically buff the scratches out, but most things would just introduce further scratching. I don't know if the watch is water... Read More »

Are stainless steel 316L& stainless steel 18/8 the same?

Type 18/8, also known as type 304 stainless steel, differs in chemical composition from type 316L stainless steel. Type 316L contains less carbon (0.035 percent versus 0.08 percent), less silicon (... Read More »

What makes stainless steel stainless?

Stainless steel is always made with a minimum of 10.5% chromium. It is chromium that makes the steel a chemical element which has the symbol Cr and atomic number 24, first element in G... Read More »