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BBQ Grill Rusting?

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BBQ Grill Rusting?

How to Keep Your BBQ Grill from Rusting   For many families, BBQ grills are synonymous with making memories. Whether you are cooking out by the pool or tailgating before the big game, a BBQ grill is a great way to relax while feeding a crowd. When your grill starts to rust, though, the party can come screeching to a halt. To stop rust in its tracks, follow our rust prevention tips below and visit our selection of rust protectant and removers. What is Rusting? Rusting is a form of corrosion that occurs when iron meets water. As water is...

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What Are the Different Grades of Stainless Steel?

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What Are the Different Grades of Stainless Steel?

Stainless steel is a metal alloy that is extremely strong, versatile, and durable, with applications ranging from kitchen equipment to construction materials. However, not all stainless steel is the same. There are numerous variations, or grades, each ideally suited to certain uses. SAE International This grading system was originated by the AISI (American Iron and Steel Institute), but is now regulated by SAE International (formerly the Society of Automotive Engineers). This system classifies stainless steel by its crystalline structure and properties. There are five basic families of stainless steel (formerly six), and dozens of individually numbered grades within those families....

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I Thought Stainless Steel Wouldn’t Rust! What Happened?

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I Thought Stainless Steel Wouldn’t Rust! What Happened?
Stainless steel is used in everything from car parts to cookware to medical devices. As the name implies, it is often touted as “stainless,” which could reasonably be interpreted to mean rust-free. In reality, though, stainless steel can rust. Here’s how.

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