10 Good practices

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Stainless steel is a versatile material which is valued for its properties.  As a responsive material, must be treated as such.  This is a quick guide to assist those who be for satinless steel in their projects. It is a compilation of good practices when working with stainless steel: 

  1.  The selected grade according to normative EN 10088-1, should be the right one.
  2.  The selected surface finish according to normative EN 10088-2, should be the appropriate.
  3.  Good design to avoid interstices and cavities and also accurate drainage system.
  4.  The same production batch will ensure homogeneity.
  5.  A single supplier/producer is an advantage.
  6.  Alignment in the rolling direction of every panel.
  7.  Experienced installer.
  8.  Never use the same tools for stainless and carbon steels.
  9.  Stainless connections for stainless steel.
  10.  Suitable cleaning & maintenance specifications.


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