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.

Stainless Steel Q&A: Answers to 3 Coated Wire Basket Questions

Marlin Steel on August 24, 2017
Normally, when using a stainless steel alloy for a custom wire basket design, the basket will be uncoated. After all, the point of using stainless steel is to take advantage of its resistance to oxidation/corrosion. ...

When Should Grade 1008 Low-Carbon Steel Be Used for Wire Baskets?

Marlin Steel on July 25, 2017
In many of the manufacturing applications that Marlin designs custom baskets for, stainless steel is the best material for the job. However, there ...

When to Use 1010 Grade Low Carbon Plain Steel for Custom Wire Baskets

Marlin Steel on July 20, 2017
For many of the custom wire baskets that Marlin designs for manufacturing customers, a specialized corrosion-resistant stainless steel alloy is the default. Stainless steels such as ...

Enhancing Additive Manufacturing with Stainless Steel Baskets

Marlin Steel on July 4, 2017
Additive manufacturing (a.k.a. 3D printing) has huge potential benefits for manufacturers of all sizes. 3D printed parts can be enormously ...

4 Food Grade Welding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Marlin Steel on June 2, 2017
Welding food grade stainless steel is delicate work that requires a deft touch. It can be all too easy to make some severe welding mistakes ...

Is Electropolishing Better Than a 2B Surface Finish?

Marlin Steel on May 31, 2017
Many of Marlin’s clients ask if finish or coating “X” is better than ...

Baskets for Passivation: How Dimensions and Other Factors Impact Cost

Marlin Steel on May 9, 2017
Many manufacturers use passivation processes to improve the chemical resistance of their stainless steel components. For these ...

5 Considerations When Sourcing Baskets for Automotive Gear Manufacturing

Marlin Steel on April 20, 2017
Automotive parts manufacturers have strict demands that they have to meet on a daily basis. Every part they make has to meet tight tolerances, there are often short deadlines to work with, and waste must be kept to a ...