Interesting Facts About Steel You May Not Know

As manufacturers of high grade staineless steel cookware in India, we thought it might just be worth sharing a few interesting facts about steel. This metal alloy is almost indispensable in India Wherever we go, there is one metal alloy that is always around. So how about knowing more about them and what goes into the making of your

The two kinds of stainless steel

There are two premium grades of steel, the most common one is known as “Miami Steel which is a staple for domestic use. Their appearance is highly polished, rough, or brushed in texture. Then there are 316 stainless steel used for lab equipment, airplane parts, sanitation equipment, metal containers etc. This grade alloy is very much impregnable in its own right given they can withstand heat and other chemical reactions without getting damaged quickly.

The most used metal in construction
Stainless steel is robust and more importantly resistant to rust. It has endured the test of time, making it the perfect metal and structural support for buildings and houses. The high chromium content is what makes the steel of premium grade. We all know how vital the quality of the steel is to ensure that a building stands tall to the core.

It Deodorizes
Stainless steel is capable of removing the pungent odor of foods, and this is how. It dispels the smell from the onion and garlic in our hands after chopping. The chemical reaction of steel with onions, garlic, and stainless steel is rather very interesting. The sulfur in the onion and vegetables leave am odor on the skin. Cleaning our hands with does not help either as it intensifies the smell as it turns the sulfur into sulfuric acid. However, that is not the case when the hands come in contact with steel, molecules in steel bind with the sulfur, eradicating the smell from our hands. Apart from garlic and onions, stainless steel is believed to dispel the fish smell as well.

Highly Flexible– Stainless steel is expandable, and it can be made into a delicate long wire. Once it is exposed to reasonable heat, they can tweaked in the shape of choice which is very unlike of others thereby making steel an indispensable ingredient for crafting utensils for all industries. It is this easy molding of steel which makes them popular in the kitchen steel utensils segment.

Used in Clothing– With its ductile properties steel can be made into threads that are used in clothing. In fact steel wiring and figments are also produced in some clothing lines, either as support or decoration.

It’s Recyclable– Most of us don’t think about it, but stainless steel is the most recycled metal on the planet. 100% recyclable and can be used over and over again without ever losing its quality. The recycling of scrap metals helps in pollution control to a large extent. Cost-efficiency is another reason why steel is widely used.

Kitchen utensils
Indian household is literally have steel utensils in abundance for daily use. There is hardly any individual who has not had a memory of carrying stainless steel tiffin box back in school. The reason being the ease to clean them and the fact they survived unscathed even after multiple accidental drops!  Steel utensils do no damage to the food served thereby retaining both taste and safety.

With our online presence, you are relieved of all the trudging to the local store to buy steel utensils, containers of various shapes and sizes. Saurabh Steel provides a much larger variety of designs and sizes to choose from. Most importantly, the steel utensils from our roster beat their closest counterparts in price effectiveness.