What is Colored Stainless Steel Sheet?
Step into a world of captivating colors with our colored stainless steel sheets, boasting a vibrant and long-lasting surface layer that dances with different lighting angles. Embracing the finest material for coloring, austenite, we offer an extensive range of grades in stock. These sheets are effortlessly moldable, stretchable, and bendable, allowing for seamless incorporation into your unique projects. Leveraging high-tech cold rolling and hot rolling processes, we ensure unparalleled quality in every sheet. The most exceptional advantage lies in their resistance to unwanted fingerprints, ensuring pristine surfaces.
Customization Tailored to You
We take pride in offering a comprehensive customization service, accommodating various sizes, shapes, and an array of stunning colors to complement your distinct projects.
Colored stainless steel sheets retain their physical, chemical, and mechanical properties even at high temperatures, ensuring unwavering performance. Revel in the distinctive luster and strength of metal, while savoring surfaces that resist fading. These sheets are fortified with robust corrosion and salt resistance, remarkable flame retardancy, and resistance to mildew and moisture. Furthermore, their eco-friendly nature makes them increasingly popular in the market.
Colored stainless steel sheets find their place across a vast spectrum of industries, from construction, chemical, food processing, medical, machinery, hardware, and shipbuilding to petroleum, automotive, electronics, and the arts. However, it is their stunning presence in the decorative field that captivates the imagination. Adorning building materials, hall wall panels, elevator and carriage panels, signboards, luxury doors, metal tank shells, advertising nameplates, ceilings, cabinets, aisle panels, and entertainment venues, they add a touch of elegance to any space. Witness their artistic versatility as they are transformed into awe-inspiring three-dimensional reliefs, murals, and screens.
Various Color Choices
Expert Manufacturing Process
Our colored stainless steel sheets are crafted using professional techniques, including electroplating, water plating, fluorocarbon paint, and spray paint. This meticulous approach ensures uncompromising quality in every sheet we produce.
|Surface finish||NO.4, HL, NO.8, Mirror, PVD, Embossed, Etched, Bead Blast, Anti-finger print, Vibration, No.1, 2B, BA, NO.4, 6K, 8K, Matting|
|Grade||201,202, 301, 304/304L, 309S, 310S, 316/316L, 317/317L, 321, 347/347H, 329, 410, 420, 430, 439, 303, 316Ti, 904L,S32205, 2507|
|Processing service||Bending, Welding, Decoiling, Punching, Cutting|
|Yield Strength||40,000 psi|
|Standard||AISI, ASTM, BS, DIN,GB,JIS4|
Colored stainless steel, like any other surface finish, can scratch under certain conditions. The color in colored stainless steel is typically achieved through a process known as Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) or Electroplating, which creates a thin colored coating on the surface of the stainless steel.
While the colored coating provides an attractive and durable finish, it is not as hard or scratch-resistant as the stainless steel itself. As a result, colored stainless steel may be more susceptible to scratching compared to regular stainless steel with standard surface finishes, such as brushed or polished.
Coloring stainless steel can be achieved through various methods, with the most common ones being Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD), Electroplating, and Painting. Here’s a brief overview of each method:
- Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD):
PVD is a popular method for coloring stainless steel surfaces. In this process, stainless steel is placed in a vacuum chamber where different metal ions are evaporated and then deposited onto the steel surface. The metal ions bond with the stainless steel, creating a thin, durable, and colorful coating. PVD has a wide range of colors and finishes, and the coating provides excellent wear and scratch resistance.
Electroplating is another method used to color stainless steel. In this process, the stainless steel object is immersed in an electrolyte solution along with a metal salt of the desired color. When an electric current is applied, the metal ions from the solution are deposited onto the stainless steel surface, creating a colored coating. Electroplating can produce vibrant colors and is commonly used for small parts or objects.
Painting is a more straightforward method for coloring stainless steel. It involves applying specialized paint or coatings designed for use on stainless steel surfaces. The paint adheres to the steel and provides a colored finish. While painting is relatively simple and cost-effective, the paint may not be as durable as other methods like PVD or electroplating, and it may require periodic touch-ups.
When coloring stainless steel, it is essential to choose the method that best suits your specific requirements, including the desired color, durability, and intended application. Each method has its advantages and limitations, and it’s crucial to consider factors like wear resistance, scratch resistance, and environmental factors to ensure the longevity and appearance of the colored stainless steel. For high-quality and long-lasting results, it’s advisable to consult with a professional or a specialist in stainless steel coloring processes.