Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is durable, easy to sanitize and corrosion resistant to various acids found in meats, vegetables, fruits and milk. It is a safe option when it comes to use with food and beverage, as there are no chemicals that can migrate into your food from these products.

The first number, 18, refers to the amount of chromium present. The second number, 10, represents the amount of nickel. As a result, 18/10 stainless steel is comprised of 18% chromium and 10% nickel. 18/10 stainless steel is a bit sturdier than 18/8 stainless steel. To give an example, the tines of a fork are slightly more difficult to bend back and forth when 18/10 is used in comparison with 18/8 stainless steel. The additional nickel in 18/10 also lends itself to a shinier surface.

18/10 stainless steel is used in the following ranges: Stretto