Tag Archive: Stainless Steel

Mar 28

David Morgan to Deliver Cable Railing DIY Seminar at Strictly Sail Pacific on Thursday April 10 at 1:00 PM.

Plymouth, MA – March 25, 2014 – David Morgan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Atlantis Rail Systems, will be a The seminar will be held at 1 pm on April 10th. The seminar is free for all ticket holders at the show….read more  

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May 25

Stainless vs. Galvanized Material

Both stainless and galvanized steels prevent corrosion by forming a "sacrificial" layer of protective oxides. Stainless forms an almost invisible layer of chromium oxide and galvanized forms a (comparatively) thick layer of zinc oxide, according the Metallurgical Consultants website.   Eventually, the galvanized steel's zinc oxide coating will wear away, leaving it vulnerable to corrosives …

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May 18

Stainless Steel Boat Steering Wheel

This stainless steel steering wheel features a diameter of 15 1/2" and has a hub color of black. It is made of grade 316 stainless steel for maximum corrosion resistance and durability, making it ideal for ocean boating.

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Apr 19

Stainless Steel Metal Content Testing

XRF Scan Gun and Results

X-Ray Florescence (XRF) Chemical Analysis  X-Ray Florescence (XRF) chemical analysis is the best way to determine the accurate metal content of Stainless Steel before, during and after the manufacturing process. XRF is an elemental analysis technique that is highly accurate in determining major elements and providing a broad elemental survey in metals. Few companies own …

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Apr 10

Grades of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is an alloy of Iron that contains at least 11% chromium. It also can contain nickel, molybdenum and other elements. Stainless steel is broken down into three major groups: 1.) Austenitic Grades Suncor uses mostly type 304 and 316 stainless steel of the 300 series, which are the most important members of the Austenitic family and arethe …

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Apr 04

Herreshoff Cleat

The Herreshoff Cleat is available in a variety of sizes ranging from 6" to 12" and is easily installed using1/4" or 5/16" screws. This cleat is made from grade 316 stainless steel for maximum corrosion resistance and durability, which is perfect for boat decks and docks.

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