Polished Stainless Steel Strips
Polished stainless steel strips are slender and flat sheets, which undergo a meticulous polishing process to achieve a sleek, reflective surface. This unique surface treatment enhances both the corrosion resistance and light-reflective properties of stainless steel. We provide two distinct finishes for polished stainless steel strips: brushed for a refined texture or mirror-like for an impeccable shine.
Our polished stainless steel strips boast a width ranging from 12mm to 50mm, with a thickness of 3mm, available in 304 and 316 grades. Additionally, we offer a cut-to-length service, ensuring your specific needs are met seamlessly.
Key features of polished stainless steel strips
Polished stainless steel strips offer exceptional machinability, weldability, and formability. Their durability effectively conceals scratches, while their bright and clean appearance meets critical hygiene standards. Their remarkable temperature and corrosion resistance elevate them above other strip options.
Applications of polished stainless steel strips
The versatility of polished stainless steel strips makes them suitable for various applications, including medical equipment, food industry machinery, tableware, kitchen utensils, escalator construction, and machine parts. They’re equally well-suited for architectural and structural uses, such as trims, kitchen and bathroom fixtures, caravan components, commercial countertops, and restaurant wall panels.
Our polished stainless steel strips undergo professional polishing methods:
– Mechanical polishing
– Chemical polishing
– Electrolytic polishing
– Ultrasonic polishing
– Fluid polishing
– Magnetic abrasive polishing
Five brightness levels of polished stainless steel strips
Polished stainless steel strips come in five brightness levels:
– Level 1: Oxidation film surface appears white, lacking brightness.
– Level 2: Slightly shiny, with indistinct outlines.
– Level 3: Offers good brightness, outlines are visible.
– Level 4: Surface gleams, outlines are distinct (equivalent to electrochemical polishing).
– Level 5: Achieves a mirror-like sheen.
Choose polished stainless steel strips to elevate both aesthetics and functionality across a wide spectrum of applications.
|500 Mpa-2000 Mpa
|10% to 40%
|7.7 to 8.0 g/cm³
Yes, polished stainless steel is known for its shiny and reflective appearance. The polishing process involves grinding, buffing, and refining the surface of the stainless steel to remove imperfections and create a smooth surface. This smoothness, combined with the inherent properties of stainless steel, such as its high chromium content, results in a material that can achieve a highly reflective and shiny finish.
Depending on the level of polishing and the specific process used, polished stainless steel can range from having a satin or brushed finish to a mirror-like, highly reflective finish. The reflective nature of polished stainless steel makes it a popular choice for decorative applications in architecture, interior design, automotive detailing, jewelry, and more.
Stainless steel and polished stainless steel refer to the same material, but they differ in terms of surface finish and appearance.
- Stainless Steel: Stainless steel is a corrosion-resistant alloy composed primarily of iron, chromium, and other elements. It is valued for its strength, durability, and resistance to rust and corrosion. Stainless steel can have various surface finishes, including a matte or brushed finish, which is often seen in kitchen appliances and industrial equipment. This non-reflective finish is achieved by using abrasives to create a textured appearance on the surface. It’s important to note that not all stainless steel has a polished appearance.
- Polished Stainless Steel: Polished stainless steel refers to stainless steel that has undergone a specific finishing process to achieve a smooth and reflective surface. The polishing process involves grinding, buffing, and refining the surface of the stainless steel to remove imperfections, scratches, and roughness. This results in a highly reflective and shiny surface finish. Polished stainless steel can range from a satin or brushed finish (which still has some texture but is more reflective than a matte finish) to a mirror-like finish (which has a high degree of reflectivity, similar to a mirror).
In summary, the primary difference between stainless steel and polished stainless steel lies in the surface finish and appearance. Stainless steel is the base material, while polished stainless steel refers to stainless steel that has been polished to achieve a smooth, shiny, and reflective finish. The level of polishing and the specific finish can vary, providing a range of aesthetic options for different applications.
Yes, you can use metal polish on stainless steel to enhance its appearance and restore its shine. Metal polish is a product specifically designed to remove tarnish, oxidation, stains, and minor scratches from various metal surfaces, including stainless steel. It can be particularly effective in restoring the luster of polished or brushed stainless steel surfaces.