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Understanding & Appreciating Stainless Steel
Monday, January 15, 2018

The term ‘stainless’ is a generic name that was coined in the steel’s early development, and it now refers to an extensive range of steel grades that are resistant to corrosion or oxidation. So, you may be surprised to learn that stainless steel is not a specific product but rather a collective term for a group of metals that share the same properties. An important point to remember about stainless steel is that they are not corrosion-proof, they simply resist the forces that cause corrosion far better than other metals.  ..

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Manufacturing Steel Tools to Prevent Tool Failure
Monday, September 04, 2017

At Bearing Centre, we understand that your steel tools are a costly investment and that their failure can be hugely frustrating, let alone detrimental to the functioning of your business. So how can we be sure that a tool will reach its expected lifespan and perform without a hitch? To answer this, we must consider how it was made. A tool’s durability, or its failure, can be determined before it’s even produced which is why it’s essential that tool manufacturers understand and follow the rules, from initial die design to final finishing.  ..

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Extend the Life of Your Stainless Steel Fasteners
Monday, August 07, 2017

Stainless Steel fasteners are widely used for their excellent resistance to corrosion, extreme temperatures, and coastal environments. They are aesthetically pleasing, low maintenance and economical but if not cared for correctly, they can become susceptible to corrosion and damage, causing unnecessary downtime and costly repairs. Here, we outline some good habits to ensure that your stainless steel fasteners last as long as they should. ..

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