Due to its resistance to corrosion and staining, as well as needing little maintenance, most stainless steel products have long useful lives. Stainless steel products contribute towards renewable energy generation, energy efficiency, reduction in environmental impact, and safe food and beverage production. These are many types of stainless steel to suit a wide range of applications. Chosen and used correctly, they can make a major contribution to sustainability.
This suite of videos provides an explanation of what stainless steel is, the phenomenon of passivation and why stainless steel is the champion of recycling.