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Are you looking for a strong and long-lasting metal for your construction or fabrication projects? Consider the 40mm x 40mm x 3mm 304L Grade Stainless Steel Angles Iron from Speciality Metals. This durable and versatile material is not only malleable but also has hygienic properties, making it suitable for use in kitchens or healthcare facilities. With its corrosion resistance and ability to withstand weather, chemicals and heat, you can trust this stainless steel angle to stand the test of time. And with a one-meter strip, you’ll have plenty of material to work with. Upgrade your project with the reliability of 304L grade stainless steel angles.
Our top-quality stainless steel angles is cut, packed and shipped by our terrific team in Warrington, UK within 24 hours. We pride ourselves on our speed for orders of all sizes.
In addition to being a very useful fence post, our stainless steel angle bar is also suitable for outdoor or DIY projects. As a result, it offers a solid and durable structure as well as a high degree of recycling, making it a very environmentally friendly choice. We offer this section bar in a variety of sizes and thicknesses.
Stainless steel angles are a popular material choice in the manufacturing and construction industries due to their durability, malleability and corrosion-resistant properties. These 40mm x 40mm x 3mm 304L Grade Stainless Steel Angles are made of stainless steel and are a top choice for your project. 304L Grade stainless steel is an excellent long-term option, since it is extremely resistant to weather, chemicals and heat, therefore it will not corrode or rust. Furthermore, because this type of steel is hygienic and easy to clean, it is ideal for use in food and beverage applications. One-metre strip of 304L Grade Stainless Steel Angles Iron provides a versatile and durable material if you work in the construction or manufacturing industry.
We also offer this size angle in mild steel.
We also carry a wide range of mild steel sheet metal, flat bar and round tube.
Mild steel is our most popular metal option.
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Furthermore we stock a vast range of plain sheet plate options that compliment our mesh range perfectly.
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The magnetic properties of stainless steel angle bars depend on their grade. Austenitic stainless steels, like 304 and 316, are generally non-magnetic, while ferritic and martensitic stainless steels are magnetic.
Austenitic stainless steels are the most common type of stainless steel and are known for their corrosion resistance, formability and weldability. However, they are not magnetic because their crystalline structure is face-centered cubic (FCC).
Ferritic and martensitic stainless steels have a body-centered cubic (BCC) crystalline structure, which makes them magnetic. Ferritic stainless steels are known for their good corrosion resistance and are used in applications such as automotive exhaust systems. Martensitic stainless steels can be hardened by heat treatment and are used in applications requiring higher strength and hardness, such as cutlery and surgical instruments.
It is important to note that cold working of austenitic stainless steels, such as bending or forming, can partially transform the crystalline structure to martensite, which can make them slightly magnetic.
Yes, stainless steel angle bars can be used outdoors. They are resistant to corrosion and are often used in outdoor applications like construction, architecture and landscaping. The chromium in the stainless steel forms a passive oxide layer on the surface of the metal, which protects it from corrosion. This makes stainless steel angle bars suitable for use in environments where they may be exposed to moisture, salt or other corrosive substances.
However, it is important to select the appropriate grade of stainless steel for the specific outdoor environment. For example, grade 304 stainless steel is suitable for many outdoor applications, but in environments with high chloride concentrations, such as coastal areas, grade 316 stainless steel, which has higher molybdenum content and better chloride corrosion resistance, may be more appropriate.
Additionally, it is important to regularly clean and maintain stainless steel surfaces to prevent accumulation of contaminants that may cause localised corrosion or staining. Regular cleaning with mild soap or detergent and water is usually sufficient to maintain the appearance and performance of stainless steel in outdoor applications.
Yes, stainless steel angle bars are 100% recyclable. Stainless steel is one of the most recycled materials in the world. It can be melted down and reformed into new products without losing any of its properties, making it a sustainable and environmentally friendly material. Recycling stainless steel is also economically beneficial as it reduces the need for new raw materials and energy. Most stainless steel products contain a significant amount of recycled material, and stainless steel angle bars are no exception. In fact, the recycling rate for stainless steel is estimated to be above 85%, and many stainless steel products are made with up to 60% recycled material.
Corrosion Resistance: Stainless steel has a high resistance to corrosion due to the chromium oxide layer that forms on its surface. This makes it suitable for use in environments where corrosion resistance is important, such as in food processing, chemical processing and marine applications.
Strength: Stainless steel has a high strength-to-weight ratio, making it a strong and durable material suitable for structural and load-bearing applications.
Durability: Stainless steel is resistant to wear, abrasion and impact, making it a durable material that can withstand harsh conditions and provide a long service life.
Formability: Stainless steel can be easily formed, cut and welded into various shapes and sizes, making it a versatile material suitable for custom applications.
Aesthetic Appeal: Stainless steel has a modern and attractive appearance that can be further enhanced with various surface finishes, making it suitable for architectural and decorative applications.
Recyclability: Stainless steel is 100% recyclable and can be melted down and reformed into new products without losing any of its properties.
Resistance to High and Low Temperatures: Stainless steel retains its strength and corrosion resistance at both high and low temperatures, making it suitable for use in a wide range of temperature environments.
Hygienic: The non-porous surface of stainless steel makes it difficult for bacteria and other pathogens to adhere to, making it a hygienic material suitable for use in medical, food and beverage applications.
Yes, stainless steel angle bars can be powder coated. Powder coating is a type of coating that is applied as a free-flowing, dry powder. The main difference between a conventional liquid paint and a powder coating is that the powder coating does not require a solvent to keep the binder and filler parts in a liquid suspension form. The coating is typically applied electrostatically and is then cured under heat to allow it to flow and form a “skin”. The powder may be a thermoplastic or a thermoset polymer.
Before powder coating, the surface of the stainless steel should be properly prepared to ensure good adhesion of the coating. This may involve cleaning the surface to remove any dirt, grease or other contaminants and roughening the surface with sandblasting or other mechanical means to provide a good surface for the coating to adhere to.
It is important to note that while powder coating provides a durable and attractive finish, it may reduce the corrosion resistance of the stainless steel by covering its natural, protective oxide layer. Therefore, it is important to consider the environment in which the coated stainless steel angle bars will be used and select a coating that is suitable for that environment.
Check out our recent article about all things mild steel angle iron for a deeper dive into all things mild steel angle. This is a raw metal which can be painted, welded and machined with ease.
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