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What’s 18/0 stainless steel

2014-11-03 17:45
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When we buy the stainless steel flatware, cutlery , cookware , kitchen utenils and other stainless steel tableware products, you will be find the ” SS18/0 ” lable, what did they mean and how to choose? please check the following information: 

The SS18/0 can be divided into the SS410 and SS430 grade in our stainless steel tableware and kitchenware, but the price of SS410 is cheaper than SS430.

SS410  elemental composition:

Elemental Carbon ( C ) Silicon ( Si ) Manganese ( Mn ) Phosphorus ( P ) Sulfur ( S ) Nickel ( Ni ) Chromium ( Cr ) Other
Content under 0.15% under 1.00% under  1.00% under 0.04% under 0.03% under 0.60% 11.5% to 13.5% ….

 SS430  elemental composition:

Elemental Carbon ( C ) Silicon ( Si ) Manganese ( Mn ) Phosphorus ( P ) Sulfur ( S ) Nickel ( Ni ) Chromium ( Cr ) Other
Content under 0.12% under 0.75% under  1.00% under 0.04% under 0.03% under 0.60% 16% to 18% ….

You can find the different for Chromium’s elemental content, it’s why the price of SS430 is higher than SS410.

The Chromium( Cr ) is very important in the stainless steel, please check the following:

a) increase the corrosion resistance of stainless steel

b) increase the wear resistance

c) increase the strength of material

In current market, the SS18/0 material is the main material in stainless steel tableware products, because they have:

a) cheap price

b) good corrosion resistance, not easy to rust.

c) good strength

Aispoon is prefessional manufacturer and exporter of stainless steel cutlery& flatware, plastic handle cutlery&flatware, stainless steel kitchen utensils and stainless steel cookware products, if you have any problems, welcome to contact with us ” sales@aispoon.com “.