In metallurgy, stainless steel is also known as inox from French inoxydable (inoxidizable). Stainless steel is an alloy with a max of 1.2% carbon by mass and a min of 11% chromium content by mass.
What are the different types of Stainless Steel?
- 18/8 304 Stainless
- 18/8 304 Stainless Turnings
- 18/8 316 Stainless
- Chrome Iron
Stainless Steel is 100% Recyclable
Stainless Steel is 100% recyclable and non-degradable, it can be recycled to produce more steel and this process goes on indefinite. The material made of chromium, iron, nickel and molybdenum among other raw materials. Stainless steel has high capture rates and these metals are in high demand also.
Stainless Steel is Durable
Due to its corrosion and mechanical properties, stainless steel is the ideal choice for a range of applications. Used in various industries, ensuring long life, low maintenance costs and high recapture rates once that life is over.
Stainless steel has an estimated recycled content of 60%. Source: British Stainless Steel Association.
Social and Environmental benefits of recycling
Stainless steel recycling offers many environmental and social benefits, recycling also leads to a cleaner and healthier environmental future for us all. There is no degradation when recycling and reusing stainless steel.
Stainless Steel Recycling for Commercial Businesses in the UK
Businesses can gain extra profit from sending their stainless steel to trusted scrap metal merchants. We collect, buy and recycle ferrous metals including stainless steel from businesses across Kent.
Does your business produce stainless steel waste? If yes, then recycling as scrap can be a great source of extra profit.
Stainless Steel Grades
- Type 102
- Type 2205
- Type 2304
- 200 Series
- 300 Series
- 400 Series
- 500 Series
- 600 Series
More info: Different Grades Of Stainless Steel
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Further reading about Stainless Steel:
Stainless Steel – Wikipedia / Scrap metal types