There are all kinds of stainless steel uses across the commercial business sector. There are so many excellent stainless steel products on the market today that has essentially revolutionized certain industries. Here are some great uses for stainless steel:


  • Automotive and Aerospace applications — Some of the most common applications for specifically Stainless Steel 316 include jet engine parts and other vehicle fittings. These vehicles, whether they’re traveling through the air, across the sea, or on land, need to be extremely durable. Stainless steel helps with auto bodies, aircraft parts, rail cars, and much more.
  • Culinary applications — Without stainless steel, the culinary industry would struggle to not only create delicious and visually appealing meals but wouldn’t have the necessary equipment, as well. From durable cutlery and cookware to strong kitchen sinks and other appliances, stainless steel is essential for all culinary professionals.
  • Surgical and medical applications — The tools that are used across the medical industry need to be efficient and strong. Stainless steel isn’t just found in medical equipment, either. This strong metal is used for hemostats, surgical implants, and even temporary dental crowns.
  • Architecture applications — If you’re trying to imagine a world without stainless steel, just picture open fields and no buildings. Stainless steel is necessary for the construction of just about every building across the U.S., as well as monuments, sculptures, and bridges.

Additionally, here are some interesting facts pertaining to durable metals and stainless steel products:

  • There are more than 57 types of stainless steel that are used in an extensive number of applications and industries. The number one most common grade of stainless steel is 304.
  • Alloy steels can be divided into four classes: structural steels, magnetic alloys, heat-resisting, and tool and die steels.
  • In addition to vehicle fittings and jet engine parts, the other most common applications for Stainless Steel 316 include laboratory equipment, food and pharmaceutical processing equipment, and chemical containers.
  • Stainless steel is made up of some of the most common elements around the globe, including silicon, nickel, iron ore, manganese, nitrogen, carbon, and chromium.

If you want to learn more about utilizing all kinds of stainless steel products, grades of steel and steel composition give Wieland Diversified a call today.