Stainless Steel is the most common of the nickel and high temperature alloys which we purchase. The various series of stainless steel are comprised mainly of nickel, chrome and iron and are valued for their non-corrosive nature. While stainless steel is used in many different applications, it is most familiar in the food, chemical, medical and auto industries.
304 Stainless Steel
Also known as 18/8 (18% chrome and 8% nickel) it is the most common grade. It should be four foot and under and free of other metals and contaminants. There are many other grades of 300 series stainless steel.