Although steel had been around for decades, it was unpopular due to a few flaws – the material was susceptible to corrosion, especially when exposed to harsh environments. Pipes and pp fitting made from steel fittings which would not last long when exposed to chemicals, moisture, and other corrosive elements.
Manufactures started exploring steel alloys which would better withstand harsh conditions and outperform pure steel. It is during this time that stainless steel was developed.
Stainless steel is an alloy of steel that contains iron and chromium. This combination drastically improved the corrosion resistance properties of the metal. A thin oxide layer on the surface of the metal renders the material inactive in corrosive environments.
The use of stainless steel pipes and fittings is the perfect way to guarantee the durability and reliability of your pipes. Due to its corrosion resistance properties, stainless steel can be used to make fittings that will be used together with tubes for the transfer of fluids such as water, petroleum, industrial chemicals, and wastewater.
Any corrosive elements in the fluids cannot compromise the integrity of the fittings to cause damage which would consequently lead to fluid leakage. For this reason, you can rest assured that your fittings will maintain their performance regardless of the environment they are exposed.