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

    11.09.2017

    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...



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

    10.03.2017

    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 and fest...



  • In-Field Modifications ~ Custom Stainless Steel Laboratory Equipment

    2.09.2017

    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...



  • 9 things to consider when selecting a stainless steel fabricator

    2.02.2017

    When you have a project that needs stainless steel fabrication as part of its specifications, it can seem like any decent metal shop should be able to do the job, right? Not necessarily. There are several aspects to any fabrication shop that can make it a good or bad choice to have your work done. Hiring the wrong fabrication company can lead to expensive mistakes or a product that doesn't work properly. Here are a few things to consider when selecting a stainless steel fabricator: 1...



  • What are the different grades of stainless steel?

    10.18.2016

    Stainless steel is used in a variety of diverse applications. Prized because of its strength and non-corrosive properties, stainless steel can be found within environments such as the automotive and commercial food industries. In order to determine the type of stainless steel that is appropriate for a particular use, a designer first looks at its grade. Ferritic Stainless Steel Ferritic alloys have a low carbon content and contain over 10.5 percent chromium in their makeup. This grade is...



  • 6 ways that stainless steel fabrication can help you create the perfect outdoor kitchen

    1.28.2016

    Outdoor kitchens allow you to enjoy the splendor and beauty of nature while preparing delicious meals for yourself, your family, and for treasured friends. But, as you know, the elements can wreak havoc with conventional cooking equipment. That's why stainless steel is such an incredible material. It offers all the durability and weather resistance you could ever want at a price you can afford. Here's why we say that: 1. Stainless steel's high alloy content shrugs off the effects of ...