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304 stainless steel panels offer a range of features that make them an ideal solution for many construction and manufacturing applications. Their superior corrosion resistance, chemical stability, ductility and strength make them the steel sheeting of choice for many industries. Their versatility makes steel sheeting from 1-5mm 304 stainless steel an affordable, long-term construction solution that is ideal for a variety of applications. From architectural steel to HVAC systems, 1-5mm 304 stainless steel sheets are suitable for whatever your steel need may be.
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The steel sheeting on offer is made of 1mm-thick 304-grade stainless steel, recognised for its strength, durability, and corrosion resistance. Ideal for a variety of industrial, commercial, and residential applications, this material is commonly chosen for construction, machinery production, and transportation needs. Our steel sheeting is procured from accredited mills, ensuring top-notch quality. For added convenience, we offer these sheets in pre-cut panels suitable for smaller projects. Each panel measures 2000mm x 1000mm with a brushed finish and weighs 14.26kg.
Additionally, one side comes with a protective coating, guaranteeing longevity and sustained quality in various environments. Whether for cladding, roofing, or equipment manufacturing, this steel sheeting is a versatile and reliable choice.
We source our stainless steel panels from accredited mills.
We also offer metal sheet in pre-cut panels which will suit smaller scale projects.
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Our sheet metal is also available in mild steel and aluminium.
Speciality Metals is known to be the United Kingdom’s best up-and-coming small-quantity metal company.
Furthermore we stock a vast range of plain wire mesh and perforated metal options that compliment our sheet metal range perfectly.
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The strength of 1mm stainless steel will depend on the specific grade and type of stainless steel being used, as well as the type of stress or force being applied to the material. Generally speaking, stainless steel is a strong and durable material that is often used in applications requiring high strength and resistance to corrosion.
The strength of stainless steel is typically measured in terms of its tensile strength, which is the maximum amount of stress that the material can withstand before it begins to deform or break. The tensile strength of stainless steel can range from around 500 MPa (megapascals) for some lower-grade types to over 2000 MPa for high-strength grades like duplex or super duplex stainless steel.
Stainless steel is a type of steel, but it has different properties than regular carbon steel that make it stronger in certain areas. Both stainless steel and carbon steel are alloys of iron and carbon, but stainless steel also contains a minimum of 10.5% chromium, which gives it its characteristic resistance to corrosion and staining.
Stainless steel is generally stronger and more corrosion-resistant than carbon steel, although the strength of the two materials can vary depending on the specific grade and composition of the steel. Stainless steel also has a higher tensile strength than carbon steel, meaning it can withstand higher stress and tension without breaking.
Stainless steel is highly resistant to rust, but it is not completely rust-proof. Stainless steel is made with a minimum of 10.5% chromium, which creates a passive layer of chromium oxide on the surface of the metal. This oxide layer helps to protect the steel from corrosion and rust by preventing oxygen and moisture from reaching the underlying metal.
However, the passive layer of chromium oxide can be compromised by certain environmental factors, such as exposure to high levels of salt, chemicals, or acidic substances. In these cases, the stainless steel can begin to corrode or rust. Additionally, stainless steel can also rust if it is scratched or damaged, which can expose the underlying metal to oxygen and moisture.
It is possible to weld and solder steel sheeting made from 304-grade stainless steel. Due to its excellent weldability, 304 stainless steel is commonly joined by welding. It is advisable to use a filler metal of the same grade when welding. When soldering stainless steel, an appropriate flux and solder should be chosen to ensure a secure bond. The best results can be achieved by thoroughly cleaning the surface before either process. Both welding and soldering require proper ventilation and safety precautions, including protective gear.
We recently wrote a detailed blog article explaining everything there is to know about welding metals.
Check out our recent article ‘304 Stainless Steel Sheet Metal: A Helpful Guide’ for a deeper dive into all things stainless sheeting. Our goal for our blogs and help guides is to answer as many questions as possible to help to explain the possibilities of mesh to our customers.
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