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  • PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT ~ STAINLESS STEEL BASE CABINETS

    1.13.2020

    Our Stainless Steel Base Cabinets are constructed of 18ga. 304 Stainless Steel with #4 brushed finish. Base Cabinets have full extension stainless steel removable drawer pans on 120 LB. capacity stainless steel drawer slides mounted to removable enclosed hat channels. Drawer & door fronts are double pan constructed and sound deaden with fire proof insulation. Doors are readily removable as required by NSF and have recessed magnetic catch's. Front mullions are enclosed with s/s filler c...



  • Residential Kitchen Remodels with Stainless Steel Countertops

    1.06.2020



  • STAINLESS STEEL AND GOING GREEN

    12.30.2019

    Stainless Steel and Going Green In today’s times, “going green” has become not just a trend, but a way of our everyday life. Many industries in the world still rely on fossil fuels to power their business, but more and more businesses are working towards being more environmentally friendly with the techniques and the materials they are using. Above all other environmentally friendly materials, stainless steel stands at the top of the list. Due to the use of stainless ste...



  • STAINLESS STEEL AND SURVIVAL

    12.23.2019

    The fact that stainless steels have only been available for approximately one hundred years is shockingly small compared to the time man has existed on earth. Yet we are now quite dependent on it and, in many cases, owe our very survival to it. Despite the short time in existence, stainless steels have played a large part in mankind since their introduction prior to the First World War. It can be argued that stainless steel had a significant influence on the outcome of the war itself becau...



  • New Year ~ New Kitchen ~ New You

    12.16.2019

    With a new year quickly approaching, many people will think about how to make 2017 better than 2016. The thoughts of New Year’s Resolutions and how to be a “better you” are bound to pop up at least a few times as they tend to do at the start of a new year. Think back to all the things you resolved to “do better”…how successful were those New Year’s Resolutions over the years?  Did you know that nearly half of the people in the United States m...



  • The right way to clean and maintain stainless steel

    12.09.2019

    Stainless steel, once the mainstay of a commercial kitchen or laboratory, has become mainstream. Stainless steel countertops, casework, and appliances are popular in homes and businesses for good reason: they are sleek, beautiful, and stylish. Stainless steel can be fabricated to meet special needs and will last for years. Keeping your stainless steel in tip-top shape is easy with regular cleaning and maintenance. 1. Do No Harm: Avoid Common Cleaning Errors While stainless steel is dura...



  • 5 reasons you need to work with a custom stainless steel fabricator for your commercial kitchen

    12.02.2019

    If you're creating a commercial kitchen, whether for your organization, a new restaurant or a manufacturing facility, you probably already know that stainless steel is the industry standard because of its ability to take a serious beating while still providing exceptional cleanliness. But should you use ready-made components or custom fabrication to finish out your kitchen? Custom stainless steel fabrication has many great benefits: 1. Have a non-standard space to fill? Custom fabrication...



  • 8 reasons stainless steel is perfect for use in medical facilities

    11.25.2019

    Medical professionals are in the business of saving lives. Every product they use has this goal in mind. That's why hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices across the world rely on stainless steel as the material of choice for all types of equipment. Stainless steel has a unique set of features that makes it unbeatable for use in the healthcare field. These include: 1.  Antibacterial properties. Stainless steel's rigid, non-porous surface denies microorganisms a place to hide an...



  • Product Spotlight ~ Stainless Steel Tops

    11.25.2019

      SFI manufactures custom Stainless Steel Tops to any style, specification, and dimensions to meet our customers' needs. We offer 14ga. and 16ga. in type 304 or type 316L stainless steel. Standard Laboratory Tops are 4" high x 1" thick splash at walls. Tops with sinks have marine edges on fronts and exposed ends, marine edge Tops are 1-1/4" thick and Tops without marine edges are 1" thick. Tops have galvanized understructure and sound de...



  • In-Field Modifications ~ Custom Stainless Steel Laboratory Equipment

    11.18.2019

    After incurring the adverse challenges of incorrect field measurements Stainless Fabricators & Installation, Inc. successfully modified equipment on-site during installation to save the equipment, therefore saving our customer time and money. What was a potential monetary disaster that would have been the result of closing operations until new equipment could have been fabricated and a second install trip could have been made to install the new equipment was completely avoided by the e...