Stainless Steel

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Dielectric Manufacturing machines a variety of grades/types of stainless steel. The various alloys have different properties, but all contain at least 12 percent chromium.

Stainless steels are basically categorized as:

  • Austenitic stainless steel
  • Ferritic stainless steel
  • Martensitic stainless steel

Austenitic is the most common type of stainless steel. Its chromium content of 18 percent increases its corrosion resistance.  These stainless steels are not magnetic. They have high thermal conductivity.