Online Information Centre for Stainless Steel in Construction
This resource outlines mechanical finishing methods that are appropriate for stainless steel fabrications, describing and illustrating current "best-practice" and emphasizing some of the differences between carbon steel and stainless steel practice. Frequently used finishing methods such as grinding, polishing, buffing and brushing are described. The use of hand tools such as abrasive belts and discs as well as powered equipment such as fixed and portable finishing tools are explained. A guide to best finishing practice is also given. Case studies demonstrating a stainless steel finish are presented, covering the fabrication and installation procedures. Also available on CDROM which includes 2 video presentations showing examples of the operations involved.