Stainless Steel Baskets

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Marlin Steel specializes in the manufacture of stainless steel baskets for a variety of production processes. Marlin’s mechanical engineers know the ins and outs of working with stainless steel, and roughly 80%-90% of all the work Marlin does is in stainless steel.

Marlin keeps a stock of grade 304 and grade 316 stainless on hand, and can acquire other specialty stainless alloys to meet specific production needs. When your processes demand more than plain steel, Marlin has you covered.

4 Uses for Stainless Steel Carts on Your Shop Floor

Marlin Steel on August 26, 2016
Metal carts have a surprising number of uses. While most of these carts are designed for the express purpose of holding a large number of baskets or trays, there are other, more ...

Heavy-Duty Expanded Metal Baskets for High-Agitation Parts Washing

Marlin Steel on August 19, 2016
With delicate parts, the typical goal is to use minimally-forceful finishing processes so as not to risk damaging the part. However, there are times where to get a part finished right, some amount of force has to be ...

3 Times Stainless Steel Baskets Saved the Day On the Shop Floor

Marlin Steel on August 18, 2016
Manufacturing is the backbone of the American economy, and it isn’t easy. Manufacturers face numerous challenges in maintaining efficiency and productivity. Every day, factory workers and managers do their best to ...

5 Types of Resistance Welding Defects to Look Out for in Wire Baskets

Marlin Steel on July 20, 2016
Resistance welding is an excellent way to join two pieces of stainless steel wire to create a strong, durable bond without relying on a separate welding material. When done right, resistance welding can join small ...

3 Things You Need to Know About Stainless Steel Wire Baskets

Marlin Steel on June 24, 2016
Manufacturers across the world have a need for specialized containers to hold their parts through different kinds of finishing processes, from simple wash cycles, to vapor degreasing, to heat treating, to ultrasonic ...

Comparing HDPE to Stainless Steel for Parts Washing Baskets

Marlin Steel on June 10, 2016
Marlin Steel’s manufacturing engineers field a variety of questions about how Marlin makes parts washing baskets. Recently, a client asked why Marlin specialized in creating custom stainless steel baskets rather than ...

5 Things to Consider When Building a Custom Wire Basket

Marlin Steel on May 17, 2016
To build the best custom wire basket for any application, there are a number of things that have to be taken into account before the first wire is even extruded and bent into shape. Failing to consider even one ...

Stainless Steel Parts Washing Baskets Vs Teflon®-Coated Baskets

Marlin Steel on May 11, 2016
“To coat, or not to coat?” That is the question for many a manufacturer when they’re considering parts washing basket designs. There are many different kinds of coatings, and many different kinds of basket materials ...