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.

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 ...

What is the Best Food Grade Stainless Steel?

Marlin Steel on April 13, 2017
Manufacturers in the food industry have very strict requirements they need to follow to avoid product contamination. Every custom metal form needs to be perfect down to the smallest detail to ensure complete ...

Stainless Steel Discoloration: 4 Questions Engineers Need Answered

Marlin Steel on March 24, 2017
While stainless steel is famous for its resistance to oxidation and discoloration in most “normal” use cases, it’s ...

3 Reasons Why Stainless Steel Instrument Trays Outperform Plastic Ones

Marlin Steel on March 21, 2017
Instrument trays are an important part of any medical practice’s operations. Yet, they’re sometimes treated as a minor detail rather than an ...

Is Grade 317 Stainless Steel Worth the Cost Over 316 & 304?

Marlin Steel on February 2, 2017
With hundreds of different types of steel alloys on the market, it can be tough to find the perfect metal for your application. In many buying processes, the first consideration is ...

The Fundamentals of Nitric Acid Passivation, Pickling and Electropolishing

Marlin Steel on January 26, 2017
Passivation is an important process for helping to maximize the corrosion resistance of stainless steel alloys. There are many different variations on the process of passivation, but the basic goal is the same—to remove ...

What’s the Difference Between Grade 304 and 304L Stainless Steel?

Marlin Steel on January 6, 2017
There are hundreds of different grades of stainless steel on the market. Each of these unique formulations of stainless steel offer some degree of corrosion ...