Stainless steel is a material which accompanies us almost every day. It is used for cutlery, crockery, housewares, household appliances, as well as fittings, bathroom accessories and sinks. Due to its universal character, steel is widely used in various fields of economy, which is why both the demand for and production of steel elements is growing every year.
When it comes to the anti-corrosive properties of stainless steel - it does not require regular and costly maintenance. However, if we want to enjoy its shiny gloss for years to come - it is worth learning how to take proper care of steel surfaces. How to do it?
What is stainless steel?
Stainless steel is a special type of steel, which exhibits unique physical and chemical properties. The passive, self-healing chromium oxide film, which forms on steel surfaces, makes the material resistant to corrosion caused by atmospheric agents or dissolved acids. This is due to the chemical reaction that takes place between the chromium molecules in the alloy and the oxygen in the air and water. The material is non-toxic and does not react with other substances. It can therefore be used in the kitchen...