Marlin Steel Blog

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 ...

3 Instances Where Plastic Coated Wire Baskets Should Be Used

Marlin Steel on July 18, 2017
For many of the custom steel wire baskets that Marlin makes, there is not much need to coat the steel in a layer of plastic polymer. In fact, it is often better to use a specialized, corrosion-resistant type of ...

Custom Baskets to Store Pharmacy Compound Products In Shelving Units

Marlin Steel on July 13, 2017
One of the challenges of the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry is being able to store pharmacological ...

Steel Strapping vs. Polyester Banding: Which is Right for the Job?

Marlin Steel on July 11, 2017
When moving large bundles of parts or materials long distances, ...

How to Minimize Material Waste in Milling Operations

Marlin Steel on July 6, 2017
Minimizing material waste in any manufacturing process is key to ensuring efficiency and profitability. Milling, in particular, can ...

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 Examples of Uses for Inconel and Why to Use it

Marlin Steel on June 29, 2017
Inconel® is a material that is specifically optimized for some of the toughest use conditions to be found in manufacturing. Even compared to stainless steel, ...

Ultrasonic Cleaning Baskets for Prolonged Acidic Solvent Exposure

Marlin Steel on June 27, 2017
Many ultrasonic cleaning processes only require very mild solvent baths to enhance the effectiveness of the cavitation process and ...