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  • Custom Stainless Steel Residential Kitchen Counter Tops


    Custom stainless steel countertops are an amazing fit kitchens of all types and sizes.  From a large commercial kitchen to a small galley kitchen, there is always room for custom stainless steel.  Historically Stainless Steel has been used primarily in hospitals, laboratories, and restaurants but it has since transcended into high end residential kitchens as well.  Stainless Steel is even used to cast a high-end appearance on a not so high-end kitchen, primarily because it i...

  • Product Spotlight - Custom Stainless Steel Backsplash


    Going Modern with a Stainless Steel Backsplash When shopping for a new backsplash your choices can become very overwhelming. There are so many types to choose from! One of the most trending choices in today’s market is a stainless steel backsplash. Not only does stainless steel give your kitchen a sleek modern look but it easy to clean. Stainless steel backsplashes have been popular in professional kitchens for a long time and some of the reasons for this are because it does not s...

  • Product Spotlight: Stainless Steel Mobile Supply Cabinets


    SFI’s Mobile Supply Cabinets can be made in many different configurations, depths & heights to meet your customer needs.  Manufactured from 18ga stainless steel, these cabinets can be fabricated in type 304 or type 316 for use in many different applications. Cabinet pictured is 48” x 28” x 40” high, however, these cabinets can be fabricated to your custom specifications. Drawer fronts are double pan constructed and insulated. Drawer slides are full ext...

  • What role does software, like AutoCAD, have in stainless steel fabrication?


    Modern stainless steel fabrication relies upon a variety of advanced technologies for increased precision and efficiency -- and this is what makes it one of the best choices for all industries, ranging from medical facilities to laboratory settings. AutoCAD and other similar software solutions are used throughout the development and manufacturing process to streamline and improve upon the process of fabrication. These software solutions can be utilized for everything from...

  • Type 304 vs Type 316 Stainless Steel


    Type 304 and Type 316 are the most popular and widely used types of stainless steel. From sight, it’s extremely difficult to tell the difference between the grades as they look identical. The biggest difference between type 304 and 316 is molybdenum. This is present in type 316 stainless steel. It is a chemical element used for the strengthening and hardening of steel. The main function of molybdenum in type 316 stainless steel is to resist corrosion from chlorides. Type 316 has ...

  • Why Stainless Steel is the best choice when constructing or remodeling an outdoor kitchen!


    Summer is upon us!! Summer vacation, summer holidays and warm, beautiful weather is when family and friends gather for cookouts and parties the most! Why not enjoy these gatherings in a new, sleek & stylish stainless steel outdoor kitchen? When the weather is beautiful outside, cooking indoors can be a tight fit and sometimes leaves the cook feeling isolated in a kitchen and not able to socialize and enjoy their guests. Not to mention that running the oven or the stove and having al...

  • Stainless Steel In A Clean Room Environment


        Stainless steel equipment is often used in cleanroom environments because it can meet strict hygiene requirements. Stainless steel is known to be strong, non-porous and able to withstand the most rigorous cleaning processes. Custom stainless steel is also versatile when it comes to design, which allows steel furniture providers to help their customers comply with regulatory criteria by working with them to deliver custom solutions to meet room specifications and dimensions...

  • Stainless Steel Residential Kitchen Renovations


    Stainless steel residential kitchens are a hot trend right now in design. Not only is stainless steel sleek, modern and clean; it’s practical, hygienic and long lasting. We all know about stainless steel appliances and sinks, but let’s look at the other uses that stainless steel has in a residential kitchen. Pot Racks: Stainless Steel Pot Racks are heavy duty and stylish. There are several designs and uses to fit your kitchen needs. Countertops: Stainless Steel Tops are wi...

  • Stainless Steel in Hospital Settings


    There are an abundance of reasons hospitals and other health care facilities use stainless steel. Sterile & Cleanliness are at the top of that priority lists. Hospitals choose stainless steel regarding storage and other surfaces for that reason. There are many advantages to using stainless steel storage in a hospital or other health care areas that always need to be clean and sanitary. The following reasons are the 3 top reasons why stainless steel is best, you may recognize them as w...

  • Do your existing countertops need a facelift?


    Are your existing countertops looking old and out dated, like this?     Looking for something stylish, durable and lasting, such as this?     SFI can take your existing countertops and replace them with a new top quality stainless steel countertop! With Stainless Steel Appliances being the trend in modern kitch...