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Stainless Steel Fabrication

Designer Handbook

Describes fabrication methods, such as cutting, shearing, blanking, bending and forming. Compares stainless to mild steel with suggested fabrication methods. Descaling, removing mild discoloration, and the definition of passivation are discussed. Comments on handling, care in the shop, and cleaning procedures.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

  • General
    • Characteristics of Stainless Steel
    • Fabrication Properties
  • Cutting
    • Mechanical
    • Shearing
    • Circle Shearing
    • Sawing
    • Blanking, Punching, and
      Nibbling
    • Abrasive Cutting
  • Thermal
    • Flux Cutting
    • Arc Cutting
    • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Bending
    • Springback
    • Types
    • Press Brakes
  • Bending (continued)
    • Roll Bending
    • Roll Forming
    • Stretch Forming
  • Descaling
    • Removal of Oxide Scale
    • Pickling Solutions
    • Blasting
    • Removal of Weld Discoloration
  • Passivation
  • Finishing
    • Grinding, Polishing & Buffing
  • Care in the Shop
    • Handling
    • Contamination
  • Cleaning
    • Rust Contamination
    • Cleaning Methods

NOTE: This Handbook is available in both downloadable PDF Format and Hard Copy.

Stainless Steel Fabrication in PDF Format (116kb).


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