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Stainless Steel Care and Repair

What Is Stainless Steel and Why Is it Stainless?

In 1913, English metallurgist Harry Brearly, working on a project to improve rifle barrels, accidentally discovered that adding chromium to low carbon steel gives it stain resistance. In addition to iron, carbon, and chromium, modern stainless steel may also contain other elements, such as nickel, niobium, molybdenum, and titanium. Nickel, molybdenum, niobium, and chromium enhance the corrosion resistance of stainless steel. It is the addition of a minimum of 12% chromium to the steel that makes it resist rust, or stain 'less' than other types of steel. The chromium in the steel combines with oxygen in the atmosphere to form a thin, invisible layer of chrome-containing oxide, called the passive film. The sizes of chromium atoms and their oxides are similar, so they pack neatly together on the surface of the metal, forming a stable layer only a few atoms thick. If the metal is cut or scratched and the passive film is disrupted, more oxide will quickly form and recover the exposed surface, protecting it from oxidative corrosion. (Iron, on the other hand, rusts quickly because atomic iron is much smaller than its oxide, so the oxide forms a loose rather than tightly-packed layer and flakes away.) The passive film requires oxygen to self-repair, so stainless steels have poor corrosion resistance in low-oxygen and poor circulation environments. In seawater, chlorides from the salt will attack and destroy the passive film more quickly than it can be repaired in a low oxygen environment.

Stainless Steel Cleaning
 
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SSW35 Stainless Steel Magic Wipes

CODE: SSW35

List price: $6.99

Our price : $4.99

You save: $2.00 (29%)
Stainless Steel Magic Wipes


An all-in-one favorite! A non-abrasive cleaner and polish now in a convenient wipe! Our special streak-free formula leaves a protective shield that repels water, reduces fingerprinting, and makes routine cleaning even easier.
Available in: 35 count container (item SSW35)

 

50333020 Stainless Steel Magic Cleaner & Polish (Old Number SS64)

CODE: 50333020

List price: $6.23

Our price : $5.99

You save: $0.24 (4%)

Stainless Steel Magic Aerosol Sprays

Here it is.....The elusive Stainless Steel Magic!

The product nobody seems to carry anymore can be bought right here at Appliance Parts Online!

Keep all stainless steel sparkling bright and clean! Eliminates water-spotting. Great for chrome, too! Removes grease and stains from sinks, oven tops, range hoods and appliances while gently polishing to a gleaming finish. 


Available in: 17 oz. aerosol (item 50333020),

 

Stainless Steel Scratch Repair Scratch-B-Gone SBG1

CODE: SBG-1

List price: $59.90

Our price : $44.50

You save: $15.40 (26%)

Stainless Steel is beautiful…UNTIL IT'S SCRATCHED!!!!
STAINLESS STEEL SCRATCH-B-GONE  SBG1

Now, anyone can quickly & easily remove scratches like and expert from all brushed Stainless Steel surfaces, including major appliances, sinks & barbecues, restoring the "like new" look.

Scratch-B-Gone is a permanent solution, not a filler or cosmetic. It is no longer necessary to attempt to restore the entire surface. With Scratch-B-Gone, you may treat scratches locally, greatly reducing the time needed for repair.  It has been field tested for over 4 years.

Scratch-B-Gone is your first aid kit for Stainless steel. Restore Solutions Stainless steel Scratch-B-Gone has been used in the field for years to permanently remove scratches, stains and rust from all brushed surfaces on Stainless steel appliances, BBQ grills and sinks. Now you, too, can bring back the original appearance and beauty to your appliances at a fraction of the cost of replacement.

Restore Solutions Stainless steel Scratch-B-Gone tool works like a magic eraser by quickly removing all surface scratches and scuffs while restoring and blending the adjoining surfaces.

The secret - Introducing Ultra Shine - our proprietary conditioning formulation lets you remove isolated scratches locally and speeds the oxidation of the newly restore metal to blend perfectly with surround areas. This means you don't have to resurface the entire appliance to obtain a universal matched finish.

Seeing is believing! We are so confident that you will love the results of our tool, we have put a instuctional DVD into every kit which will show you first hand just how easy it is to remove scratches. Our kit lets you do it yourself, easily and expertly, for less than a dollar per scratch!

To see a Scratch-Be-Gone success story Click Here

WARNING: Do not attempt to use Restore Solutions Stainless steel Scratch-B-Gone tool on polished or chromed surfaces. This tool is intended for resurfacing of brushed metal surfaces only. Never use on synthetic or imitation Stainless steel or surfaces that have a CLEAR COATING as this process will remove these protective finishes. Read and view the enclosed materials that are included with each kit thoroughly before beginning. Refer to the instructions that came with your appliance to make sure that there is no clear coating on the metal, if needed contact the manufacturer of the appliance to verify that there is no clear/protective coating on the product you intend to refinish.

 

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