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Is 304 and 316 Stainless Steel Created Equal?

Posted by Krista Payne on Jan 11, 2017 12:10:21 PM

Stainless steel is a group of iron-based metal containing at least 10% chromium (alloy metals).
The chromium oxide "CrO" creates an invisible barrier ("passive film") to oxygen and moisture. 
The Chromium protects the iron against most corrosion or red-colored rust; thus the term “stainless” steel.

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