Online Information Centre for Stainless Steel in Construction
This resource is a short article describing the use of stainless steel for timber fixings. Austentic stainless steel is considered to have excellent resistance to corrosion by acetic acid emitted by wood. Following this suitability, the article recommends stainless steel for staples, nail and wall ties. It also discusses the criteria for the selection of grades when considering stainless steel fixings in immersed timber structures.