If you found the ” SS18/10 ” lable when we buy the stainless steel flatware, cutlery , cookware , kitchen utenils and other stainless steel tableware products, what did they mean and how to choose ?
The SS18/10 material we also said the SS304 material in the stainless steel tableware and kitchenware products, but the price of SS18/10 is very high than SS18/8 and SS18/0 material.
SS18/10 – SS304 elemental composition:
|Elemental||Carbon ( C )||Silicon ( Si )||Manganese ( Mn )||Phosphorus ( P )||Sulfur ( S )||Nickel ( Ni )||Chromium ( Cr )||Other|
|Content||under 0.08%||under 1.00%||under 2.0%||under 0.045%||under 0.03%||8.0% to 10.0%||18.0% to 20.0%||….|
You can find the Nickel elemental content which is about 8.0% to 10.0% in the SS18/10 material, and the Chromium is about 18% to 20%, but the SS18/0 material is under 0.6% and the SS18/8 material is 3.5% to 5.5%, it’s why the SS18/10 is very expensive than SS18/0 and SS18/8 material.
The Nickel is also important same as Chromium in the stainless steel, please check the following reason:
a) the Nickel and Chromium are mixed together, it can strengthen the corrosion resistance, not easy to rust.
b) increase the toughness
c) increase the strength
In current market, the SS18/10 of flatware , cookware and kitchen utenils which is best quality, and the price is highest.
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