stainless steel

stainless steel
can be defined as a group of corrosion resisting steels containing a minimum 10% chromium and in which varying amounts of nickel, molybdenum, titanium, niobium as well as other elements may be present.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Stainless Steel — Stain|less Steel 〈[ stɛınlɛs sti:l] engl. Bez. für〉 rostfreier Stahl * * * Stainless Steel   [ steɪnles stiːl, englisch] der, , nicht rostender Stahl, Qualitätsbezeichnung auf Gebrauchsgütern. * * * Stain|less Steel [ steɪnlɪs sti:l], der; [engl …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stainless steel — [[t]ste͟ɪnləs sti͟ːl[/t]] N UNCOUNT Stainless steel is a metal made from steel and chromium which does not rust. ...a stainless steel sink …   English dictionary

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