Engineering Steel is a steel that has had small amounts of one or more alloying elements (other than carbon) such as such as manganese, silicon, nickel, titanium, copper, chromium and aluminum added. This produces specific properties that are not found in regular carbon steel.
Engineering Steels are workhorses of industry because of their economical cost, wide availability, ease of processing, and good mechanical properties. Alloy steels are generally more responsive to heat and mechanical treatments than carbon steels.
Stainless Steel Sheet is a thin, flat piece of stainless with many applications.
It is measured by its thickness (gauge).
Stainless Steel Sheet is commonly used in the transportation, food and aerospace industry due to its light weight and resistance to corrosion.
Typical Applications: Dairy, Beverage and Food Product handling/processing Equipment. Used for handling Acetic, Nitric, and Citric acids, Organic and Inorganic Chemicals, Dye Stuff, Crude and Refined Oils; Instruments; Hospital Equipment
Typical Applications: Pump Shafts and Parts in Machinery used to process Paper, Textiles, Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Aircraft Applications
Typical Applications: Aircraft Exhaust Manifolds, Expansion Joints, Bellows, Furnace Parts, Heating Element Tubing, Heat Exchangers
Typical Applications: Automotive Trim, Chimney Liners, Element Supports, Fasteners, Lashing Wire, Linings for Dish Washers, Refrigerator Cabinet Panels, Stove Trim Rings
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