Making the most MONEY out of your Stainless Steel. SS grades are vastly different in price so learning to identify your SS correctly will help you get the most money possible.
Identify SS Grades/Types The most common grades are of SS are 304, 310, 316, 321 & 400. Other SS Grades/Types include 201, 202, 205, 254,301, 302, 302B, 303, 303SE, 304, 304L, 304CU, 304N, 305, 308, 309, 309S, 310, 310S, 314, 316, 316L, 316F, 316N, 317, 317L, 321, 329, 330, 347, 348, 384, 403, 410, 414, 416, 416SE, 420, 420F, 422, 431, 440A, 440B, 440C, 405, 409, 429, 430, 430F, 430FSE, 434, 436, 442,446, 501, 502, 630, 15-5, 17-4, 17-7, 18-8, 718, A286 & SS Breakage.
200 Series- Cheap cookware, food & beverage equipment.
300 Series- Cookware, grills, fridges, ovens &kitchen appliances.
400 Series- Exhaust, silencers & weaponry
600 Series- Small mechanical parts.
15-5 Series- Valves, aircraft parts, gears & pump parts.
17-4 Series- Aircraft structures.
17-7 Series- Heat exchangers, chemical processors, power boilers & aerospace components
18-8 Series- Screws, bolts & hardware products.
718 Series- Aerospace equipment, turbines, nuclear reactors/pumps & pollution-control machinery.
A286 Series- Jet engine components, cryogenic equipment, exhaust parts, turbines & nozzles.
SS Breakage- Any stainless that has additional material built into & attached to it.
Scrap tip- There is usually a manufactured stamp or engraved marking on SS. If your not sure about a SS Grade you can always ask your local scrap yard or recycling yard to scan the material with an element gun. Just because your material is shinny & silver colored doesn’t mean it stainless. A lot of times companies will polish steel to make it look like stainless to attract the consumers to buy there products. #business #scrap #iron #copper #metal #platinum #aluminum #gold #heavyequipment #recycling #money #cash #chicago #contractor #electrician #excavator #heavymachinery #wire #cable #bobcat #scrapyard #allthingsscrap #scrapmetal #voltage #contractors #excavation #cables #wire