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.

How Does Stainless Steel Passivation Work?

Marlin Steel on April 19, 2018
Marlin’s clients often want to know more about the various finishes that Marlin uses for its custom steel wire baskets. One of the most frequently-used finishes that Marlin Steel applies to its custom baskets is a ...

Why Stainless Steel Medical Trays Are the Right Choice

Marlin Steel on April 12, 2018
When ordering trays for the pharmacological and medical industries, two of the most common material choices ...

Are Plastic Baskets Detrimental to Ultrasonic Cleaning?

Marlin Steel on December 14, 2017
In ultrasonic cleaning, the container holding the parts can have an enormous impact on the effectiveness of the process. A poorly-made basket can result in damage to the parts being held, or interfere with the ...

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 ...

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