Household & Catering

From restaurant kitchens to the kitchen counter at home, stainless steel is the material of choice for catering and household appliances.

Thanks to its corrosion and temperature resistance, cleanability, durability and aesthetic appeal, stainless steel has become a ubiquitous component to kitchen and home appliances. It’s used in everything from refrigerators and ovens to dishwashers, washing machines and clothes dryers. As the material of choice for professional kitchens, it is also used for bench and cook tops, trolleys and utensils.

Our Key Products

This basic chromium-nickel Austenitic Stainless Steel offers good corrosion resistance, good ductility, and excellent weldability.
With a high degree of hardness and improved resistance to corrosion, this Martensitic Stainless Steel is ideal for knife blades and cutting tools.
Our KARA range. A 17% chromium Ferritic Stainless Steel stabilised with titanium and niobium.
Our KARA range. This 17% Chromium Ferritic Stainless Steel is used for a wide range of applications.
Our KARA range. A variant of our K30 grade, this 17% Chromium Ferritic Stainless Steel offers increased forming and drawing capabilities.

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Applications

Washing Machines

The material of choice for washing machines and tumble dryers.

Washing Machines

Washing machines and tumble dryers use a number of stainless steel components. As our stabilized ferritic stainless steels are designed to avoid intergranular corrosion during welding, they are particularly well-suited for washing machines. Depending on the assembly process, stainless steel can be used for a tumble dryer’s drum wrapper and rear panel.  

Dishwashers

The material of choice for dishwashers.

Dishwashers

Dishwashers can benefit from a wide-range of stainless steel products, grains and finishes. The choice between using ferritic or austenitic stainless steels will depend on the level of corrosion resistance and formability required. 

Small Appliances

A durable material for everyday appliances.

Small Appliances

Thanks to its recyclability, durability, versatility, ease-of-use, cleanliness and aesthetic appeal, stainless steel is the material of choice for applications of every kind and a ubiquitous part of our daily lives. From the coffee machine and toaster that prepare your breakfast to the kettle that makes your night-time tea, stainless steel can be found in many of small home appliances.

Cooking Utensils

The ideal material for cooking utensils.

Cooking Utensils

Modern stainless steel pots and pans ensure efficient and even heat transfer. Typically, they are also suitable for induction cooking. Due to their excellent cleanability, kitchenware and sinks will stay bright and shiny almost indefinitely.

Catering

Found in kitchens the world over.

Catering

Stainless steel is the ideal material for professional and domestic kitchens. As it complies with health and food safety standards and is easy to clean, it is used for everything from refrigerators to ovens, dishwashers, extractors, small appliances, counter tops, trolleys and utensils. Stainless steel is insensitive to the rapid and repeated temperature cycles found in kitchen environments.  

Knife Blades & Cutting Tools

For a good cutting edge.

Knife Blades & Cutting Tools

Thanks to their high-degree of hardness, martensitic stainless steels guarantee a good cutting edge. Aperam’s nitrogen-infused MA5 grade offers a high degree of hardness and improved corrosion resistance, making it particularly well-suited for knife blades and other cutting tools.

Cooking & Cooling

For temperature-dependent kitchen appliances.

Cooking & Cooling

As it complies with health and food safety standards, is easy to clean and has excellent temperature resistance, stainless steel is used for everything from ovens to microwaves, hoods, hobs, refrigerators and freezers. Stainless steel also comes in a number of finishes, bringing a unique aesthetic touch into the kitchen.

Aperam’s MA5 Grade: a ‘cutting edge’ technology for knife blades

The cutlery and kitchen utensils market uses Aperam’s MA5 grade of stainless steel to manufacture knife blades and other cutting tools. MA5 is infused with 16% chromium content and nitrogen to give it a high degree of hardness and improved resistance to corrosion.

First all-robotic fast food chain chooses stainless steel

Behind the tasty treats being served up by Bionicook, the world’s first 100% robotic fast food chain, is stainless steel. Provided by Aperam Services & Solutions Brazil, the completely automated restaurant chose stainless steel for its food storage, packaging and preparation applications because of the material’s many unique characteristics. Not only is it completely safe when in contact with food, it also doesn’t impact the product’s taste, smell or color.

Get ready for BBQ season with stainless steel

When your barbeque isn’t clean, you could spend more time scrubbing than you do grilling. But if you had a stainless steel grill, you’d be well on your way to enjoying your tasty food. Not only is stainless steel extremely easy to keep clean, it’s also safe for cooking. In addition, stainless steel is heat resistant, making it easy to maintain the right temperature for that BBQ masterpiece.

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