Stainless steel’s resistance to corrosion and staining as well as its low maintenance and attractive lustre can make it the ideal material for many applications. Stainless steel can be used in cookware, cutlery, household hardware, surgical instruments, major appliances and industrial equipment. Storage tanks and tankers used in the food and beverage industry are often made of stainless steel because of its resistance to corrosion. Stainless steel is also used in commercial kitchens and food processing plants as it can be steam-cleaned and sterilized and does not need paint or other surface finishes.
Aluminum is the most widely used non-ferrous metal; it is in great demand in many industries because of its low density, durability and its ability to resist corrosion. Some of the many uses for aluminum metal are in the transportation industry for cars, trucks, railway cars, aircraft, marine vessels, etc., in the construction industry for windows, doors, siding, ventilation, etc. Aluminum is also used in the food preparation industry and in a wide range of household items from cooking utensils to bicycles.
Steel is the most widely used and recycled metal, its various forms and alloys offer different properties to meet a wide range of applications in many industries (construction, transportation, agriculture, etc.).Because of steel’s high strength and low cost, it is now used in countless products.