Stainless steel – the all-rounder for indoor and outdoor use
With its elegant appearance stainless steel is ideal for visible structures and is indispensable in product design, furniture making and architecture.
Whether for private use, in public facilities or factories, its properties make stainless steel the ideal sustainable material for indoor and outdoor applications.
For many of our customers the material is the number one choice for high-strength, corrosion- and acid-resistant steel.
Stainless steel’s smooth and hard surface remains intact for decades. No coating is necessary to protect the surface and retain its acid resistance. It doesn’t chip and doesn’t become brittle, so bacteria and mold have nowhere to take root. Stainless steel is used wherever hygiene is paramount: in medical equipment, in food manufacturing and preparation, and public areas.
Temperature- and weathering-resistant
Stainless steel displays outstanding resistance to cold and heat. V2A (1.4301) is approved for temperatures up to 550°C, making it ideal for the home and garden.
Durable and low-maintenance
Using stainless steel for construction elements is a worthwhile investment in the long term. No other material is so robust and easy to clean. Building with stainless steel means virtually no maintenance costs because it is generally resistant to normal weathering effects and its corrosion resistance remains intact. Cleaning and care are easy. With the right care you can ensure your stainless steel building components last a long time. materials4me has put together some low-cost, quick and simple tips for cleaning and caring for stainless steel so that you can enjoy your building projects for many years to come.
You’d like new fronts to reface your old kitchen cabinets? Or you need a handrail for the stairs in your new home? Consider stainless steel. V2A is easy to work with. It requires higher forming forces than other materials but all common fabricating methods can be used, from welding, punching and stamping to drilling and saw cutting.