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  • Top requirements when choosing surface materials for laboratory use


    It's no secret that stainless steel is one of the most useful materials for laboratory settings. This is due to its corrosion resistance, high strength, and malleability. While it's important to be aware of these benefits, it's just as crucial to know about the different kinds of stainless steel. With that in mind, here's a look at three types of this versatile metal: Type 304 This is used for storing and containing all types of non-corrosive substances, including mild chemicals and food ...

  • Looking for custom countertops for your kitchen? Here are 3 things to consider:


    There are many reasons why stainless steel is increasingly finding its way into homeowners’ kitchens in the form of custom countertops, casework, and cabinetry. Simply put, stainless steel is an attractive, durable, and long-lasting material that is easy to clean and care for. But you probably already knew all this, especially if you’re looking to find the right stainless steel countertop for your kitchen. Here are three things to think about when you’re looking for that...

  • Why is NSF certification important in stainless steel fabrication?


     NSF International awards audits, certifies, and trains businesses in the following sectors:   - Water    - Food    - Health    - Science    ...

  • The right way to clean and maintain stainless steel


    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


    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...