Stainless Steel Bar
At National Specialty Alloys, LLC. stainless steel bar is offered in a variety of alloys. Nobody stocks more pump shaft quality stainless steel bar inventory than NSA. Stainless steel, in its simplest form, is a ferrous alloy with a chromium content. Usually, stainless steel contains more than 50% iron and a minimum of 11% chromium.
Benefits of Stainless Steel
The high oxidation resistance of stainless steel is attained with the addition of more than 12% chromium. The chromium establishes a layer of chromium oxide film on the material when it is exposed to oxygen. The layer of chromium oxide is not visible – this is what keeps stainless steel shiny. The film is also impermeable to water and air, which protects the metal underneath. Even if the surface of the material is scratched, the chromium oxide layer rapidly reforms. Other elements can be added in the production of stainless steel such as aluminum, nickel, tungsten, titanium, molybdenum, silicon, copper, and nitrogen. There are three factors generally used to choose a grade of stainless steel for a specific application such as mechanical properties, corrosion resistance and physical properties.
Industries That Benefit From Using Stainless Steel
- Food processing
- Pulp and Paper
- Water filtration
Why Should I Order Stainless Steel From NSA?
- NSA is ISO certified
- NSA offers overnight delivery
- Professional packaging ensures that your product is received in top condition
- Our staff has in-depth product knowledge and extensive cross training. They are motivated to give you quick, accurate information-first call, every call!
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