Stainless Steel Product Specifications
Stainless steel is ideal for use in a broad range of industries: automotive, food processing and handling, and medical, to name a few. Our stainless steel offerings are available in thicknesses ranging from 0.005 to 0.134.
Commonly Stocked Stainless Steel
301 Stainless Steel
We stock 301 stainless steel in quarter-hard to full-hard tempers. AISI 301 stainless steel is austenitic, and due to its lower chromium-nickel content, it hardens through the cold working process more quickly than other grades. It offers excellent corrosion and heat resistance. AISI 301 stainless steel is especially well-suited for applications requiring drawing, stamping, or forming.
302/304 Stainless Steel
Mead Metals carries 302/304 stainless steel in annealed through full hard tempers. AISI 302/304 stainless steel is austenitic, and it delivers even greater corrosion and heat resistance than 301 stainless steel. The increased chromium-nickel content of 302/304 stainless steel causes it to work-harden less rapidly than other grades. Our 302/304 stainless steel is ideal for applications that employ laser and etching processes.
Stainless Steel Value-Add Services
Based on the needs of our customers, we will slit stainless steel to size and level the material to length. We accommodate high-volume and low-volume orders of stainless steel sheet metal, with sizes to match your requirements.
Minimum Order Quantity Policy
Our Minimum Order Quantity policy enables us to suit metal product orders of all sizes. Every metal product we provide has its own MOQ, and for stainless steel, our MOQ is 10-12#. While we can and will support orders for quantities smaller than this, the minimum lot charge will remain the same for any quantities ordered at or below a metal’s MOQ. Additional variables apply depending on material thickness, width, and additional processing.