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Stainless Steel: A great option when versatility matters

by JC Kocjancic, on Oct 24, 2023 2:05:12 PM

Stainless steel is a remarkable material known for its durability, corrosion resistance, and adaptability. This unique property combo makes it a common choice for industrial applications.  

Here is a closer look at the key features and how they provide benefits in different environments: 

Corrosion Resistance 

  • Feature: Stainless steel contains chromium, which forms a passive oxide layer on its surface, preventing corrosion and rust. 
  • Benefit: This corrosion resistance makes stainless steel ideal for environments exposed to moisture, chemicals, and harsh weather conditions. 

 Strength and Durability 

  • Feature: Stainless steel exhibits high tensile strength and can withstand heavy loads and extreme temperatures. 
  • Benefit: In applications requiring structural integrity, stainless steel provides the necessary strength, reducing maintenance and replacement costs over time.  

Hygienic Properties 

  • Feature: Stainless steel is non-porous, making it resistant to bacterial growth and easy to clean.  
  • Benefit: Industries like healthcare, food processing, and pharmaceuticals rely on stainless steel to maintain strict hygiene standards, ensuring the safety of products and end users. 

Temperature Resistance 

  • Feature: Stainless steel retains its mechanical properties at both high and low temperatures.  
  • Benefit: This property is crucial in applications where extreme temperature fluctuations occur. 

Aesthetic Appeal 

  • Feature: Stainless steel provides a sleek and modern appearance.  
  • Benefit: When aesthetics is important, stainless steel is a visually appealing and durable option. 

 Versatility of Processing Methods and Finishes 

Stainless steel is also versatile because of the various processing methods and finishes that can be applied: 

Polishing creates an exceptionally easy-to-clean surface.   

Surface Coatings can reduce friction. 

Brushing can provide a matte appearance that reduces glare. 


Collaborate with a Manufacturing Expert 

The Cubbison Company takes quality seriously. Specifically, our ISO9001 certification reflects our commitment to delivering high-quality products to our clients.  

Quality Assurance: This, along with our AS9100 and ISO13485 certifications, signifies that our quality management systems meet international standards. Our clients count on us for product consistency and reliability. 

Continuous Improvement 

Our industry certifications also drive us to continually improve our processes, so that we can maintain product quality and provide exceptional client service. 

For over seven decades, The Cubbison Company has been at the forefront of helping clients make informed decisions about the use of stainless steel in various industrial applications.  Learn more about us at 

You can connect with us by emailing or by calling (800)-733-4133. 

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