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According to the British Stainless Steel Association, thousands of applications use stainless steel in household, commercial and industrial settings. Domestic uses for stainless steel range from razor blades and knives a... More »

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Uses for stainless steel barrels include storage and shipping for chemicals, pharmaceutical and food products. Stainless steel barrels are also increasingly more popular in the production and storage of wine. More »

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Merits of boxes that are made of stainless steel include that they don't develop rust easily, they are difficult to bend or destroy, and stainless steel boxes and the process of their production are not harmful to the en... More »

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Stainless steel is manufactured by mining chromite, converting the chromite to ferrochrome, melting the ferrochrome down with several other elements and putting the melted slabs through several temperature-regulation pro... More »

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Cadmium plating is the process of electroplating cadmium, a soft white metal, to steel, cast iron, malleable iron, copper or powdered metal. Cadmium plating offers protection from corrosion. More »

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To temper steel, reheat the metal to a lower temperature after heating it very hot to harden it and then cooling it quickly to quench it. Different kinds of steel vary in final application or carbon content and are tempe... More »

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Standard 11 gauge steel is 0.1196 inches thick, and galvanized 11 gauge steel is 0.1233 inches thick, according to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A full list of steel gauges and their thicknesses are li... More »

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