The most common question about stainless steel is how often do we clean stainless steel? The answer is simple for the first question that can be cleaned every time dirty to maintain its original appearance. The second question requires an explanation that will be explained below.
Many types of stainless steel are very corrosion resistant but can withstand high damage. Stainless steel contains 10%chromium, this chromium creates a shield called a passive layer, which protects stainless steel from corrosion.
Industries ranging from analytic laboratories to the oil & gas industry must pay attention to cleaning and maintaining stainless steel. Cleaning stainless steel in some industries can be as simple as blowing surfaces with compressed air while in other industries such as GC chromatography, it is important to evaluate if the solvent must be removed correctly if it will not cause negative results.
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Cleaning method for stainless steel
Stainless steel is easy to clean, and washing with soap or mild detergent and warm water followed by rinsing clean water is usually quite suitable for household appliances. Where stainless steel becomes very dirty with signs of color changes needed by the right cleaning method. Below shows a different method for cleaning stainless steel.
Use a soft nylon brush to eliminate the accumulation of dirt
Wash with mild soap or detergent
Follow with rinse clean water
Clean dry with a soft cloth or air blower
Stainless steel maintenance and maintenance may require the use of hazardous chemicals. Make sure personal protective equipment is used to follow guidelines for health and safety.