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Is There a Difference Between 303 Stainless Steel and 304?

303 vs. 304. What’s the difference and which is better for your intended application?

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Is 303 Stainless Steel Right For Your Application?

303 stainless steel is known for its high level of machinability with the addition of sulfur. But, is it the best for your application?

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An Inside Look From Your Stainless Steel Vendor: Centerless Grinding

Centerless grinding is one of the most common and oldest machining processes. Used to remove metals from workpieces, this technique is preferred by manufacturing facilities specializing in high volume production runs.

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Why 316 Stainless Steel is Optimal for Food Processing Equipment

Amongst several metals available, the food industry utilizes Stainless Steel (SST) for the construction of almost all food processing and storage equipment.

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Finishing FAQ From Your Stainless Steel Vendor

The finish of any stainless steel product is extremely important, when choosing this material for decorative or functional purposes.

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Understanding Why AR500 Targets are Ideal

Shooting steel is not for the novice, here’s a must-read when delving into the world of AR500 targets.

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Common Questions Regarding 420 Stainless Steel

Alliant Metals has been asked nearly every question under the sun about our different stainless steel grades and forms, especially for our 420 and 420F stainless steel.

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Differences between 316L Stainless Steel and 304L

The basic and most prominent difference between Grade 316/L and Grade 304/L stainless steel bar is their chemical composition.

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Are Steel Silhouette Targets Safe?

If you’re looking for a safe solution for target practice, considering steel silhouette targets can be your most reliable option. Generally recognized as safe and functional, it’s crucial to know what time of steel is being utilized in production. In order to maintain the industry’s safety standards, targets should be created from high-quality, heat-treated steel … Continue reading Are Steel Silhouette Targets Safe?

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What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

As a premier metal distributor in New England, Alliant Metals has been providing its customers the highest-quality materials since 1987. In fact, we have one of the most extensive inventories of stainless steel stock in the region. Our team of experts knows the inner workings of each material and machine needed to meet your demands. … Continue reading What Makes Stainless Steel Stainless?

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