How to Get the Most Out of your Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is no doubt one of the strongest materials on the commercial market, but that doesn’t mean that it has no limitations. If it is not treated properly by the users of the final products, than even the best crafted items can fall short of the owner’s expectations. Since many problems with stainless steel occur because of instances such as these, it is important to be aware of the things that you can do to get the most out of your stainless steel product.

Get the Most Out of your Stainless Steel

Finishing First

One of the most important aspects of constructing something out of stainless steel is finishing. Not surprisingly then, improper finishing can cause major problems down the line. In general, a surface that is well polished with the best substances will help prevent corrosion most effectively.

Even after the finishing is applied, as this is usually done by the manufacturers, it is important to treat the metal well. Keep the steel item out of high temperatures after the finishing is completed to avoid running and damages. Although it may seem common sense, selecting the correct grade for the metal and its associated items is vital as well.

Regular Maintenance

The term stainless steel does not mean that the metal is indestructible or that it does not require any cleaning after it is forged. As a matter of fact, regular cleaning and maintenance is key to promoting the longevity of the metal. Like any other machine or piece of furniture, if the crafted item is not taken care of, deterioration is imminent.

Be aware as well of the environment in which the stainless steel is placed. Certain areas, such as restaurants and heavier industrial settings, may require special care or more cleaning to help protect the steel from surrounding factors.

Only the Best

Stainless steel is one of the strongest materials used for commercial purposes, but it still requires proper care to ensure you get the best of it. Make sure that the metal is finished properly and keep up with regular maintenance so that the steel will serve you well for a long time to come.

To learn more tips from some of the best stainless steel suppliers in Perth, call 1300 794 647.

About Paul

Paul Bartlett is the owner and director of Western Stainless Solutions. He has a passionate commitment to personally seeing each project through from conception to completion. Mr Bartlett has owned Western Stainless Solutions since 2005. He had prior experience as a foreman for Caterlink, where he learned to fit out numerous restaurants with stainless steel equipment.

With Western Stainless Solutions, Mr Bartlett has overseen numerous large projects, always getting them finished on time and on budget. His favourite projects include:

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Joondalup Health Campus
  • Coles Inglewood
  • Woolworths Yanchep
  • Mt Barker Chicken
  • The Merrywell Bar
  • Perth Children's Hospital
  • St John of God Subiaco refurb and development

Mr Bartlett has extensive experience in completing large projects, but is always around to add a personal touch to projects such as restaurants and pubs.

Mr Bartlett also has experience in the sports world. He currently serves as a volunteer coach for School Sports WA and spent two years as the General Manager of the Stirling Senators in the State Basketball League.

The bottom line: Mr Bartlett specialises in getting things done. He has a “hands-on” approach that is rare for owners of businesses the size of Western Stainless Solutions.