Stainless steel and its anti-corrosion properties


The main benefit to using stainless steel is its exceptional resistance to corrosion, what makes steel “stainless†is an additional quantity of chromium, an alloy. Most stainless steel contain a minimum of 10,5 percent chromium in their mixture, the additional alloy increases corrosion resistance, especially in high-saline environment for extended amounts of times. Chromium isn’t anti-corrosive itself, but it reacts quickly with oxygen environments, just like other metals.

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