Process Steps – Pickling Stainless Steel

Pickling stainless steel is a process used to remove surface contaminants and passivate the material, creating a clean, corrosion-resistant surface. This process is commonly used in various industries, including food processing, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing. Here’s an overview of the steps in the pickling process for stainless steel: Preparation: Before starting the pickling process, make sure […]

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Pickling Carbon Steel pipe or Stainless Steel

Pickling is a caustic process. Our pickled Carbon Steel pipe is shipped directly from the mill.

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Stainless Steel Nipples

Stainless Steel Nipples

Stainless Steel Nipples – Characteristics Stainless steel does not stain, rust or corrode the way standard steel does. There are different grades of stainless steel which has an impact on the amount of resistance to corrosion and heat. Stainless steel is different from carbon steel, determined by the amount of chromium within. In addition, when […]

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Stainless Steel Grades

Stainless steel is a metal alloy known for being non-corrosive and strong. Here at Detroit Nipple Works, we offer   five stainless steel grades; 200, 300, 400, 500, and 600 series. Each stainless steel grade has its own purposes and uses within their respective industries. Austenitic Steel Grades Austenitic steel is a type of steel […]

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316 Nipple Stainless Steel

The 316 Nipple Stainless Steel nipple is a tough austenitic steel grade generally used in the appliance industry. It is a corrosion resistant nipple typically used for tubing and connections. They are built into applications such as kitchen sinks and oven parts along with many others. Most notably, 316 nipples are used in surgical equipment. […]

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