Like its name suggests, all stainless is resistant to corrosion, due to the large amount (10.5 %) of chromium added to the steel. Other alloys added in different proportions achieve different properties. Different manufacturing processes also affect the different characteristics and uses of stainless steel.

Whether you’re working on a home improvement job, or a do-it-yourself project, stainless steel benefits make it a great choice of material. This infographic presents stainless steel facts, and properties, to help you select the type that’s perfect for your application.

Stainless steel is considered as one of the best metals. This is due to the material being appealing, its durability and admirable resistance to corrosion. Stainless steel sheet metal is also highly preferred by audiences.

Common Uses of Stainless Steel:

  • Non-industrial
  • DIY Projects
  • Home Improvement Projects

Benefits of Stainless Steel Use:

  • Resistance to Corrosion:
  • Anti-Bacterial Property:
  • Strength and Durability:
  • Temperature Resistant:
  • Ease of Fabrication:
  • Easy to Clean and Maintain:

Typical Areas Where Stainless Steel is Used Everyday:

  • Food & Catering
  • Medical
  • Energy & Heavy Industries
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Architecture & Construction


Acme Wire Products has designed, recommended and manufactured custom wire components for customers in many diverse markets.  We offer the benefit of our almost 50 years’ experience in the manufacture of component parts for hardware, medical & lab equipment, cable management, sporting goods, firearms, furniture, guarding, HVAC,  pharmaceutical, automotive, optical and food service and processing industries.

Acme Wire’s designers work with our customers to create a wire component that will provide the greatest functional value.  The design of wire products such as levers, handles, supports, rings, guards, baskets, trays, grids, frames, shelves are limited only by one’s imagination (and the limitations of technology).

Contact Acme Wire Products to assist you in determining the wire product best suited to your requirements!    Call Acme Wire Products at 1-800-723-7015 to get started.

Acme Wire Products Co., Inc.  – Mystic, CT


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