Stainless steel is one of the most commonly used metals in the food processing industries, including commercial and residential kitchen equipment, surfaces, and tools. As with anything else that is expected to be in contact with food, stainless steel applications for food industries have to meet rigid sanitation and safety standards.
Stainless steel with the right quality meets the many specific requirements of the food industry. These include the ability to resist the effects of extreme hot and cold temperatures, and of acids from various food products. Stainless steel is also easy to clean, may be frequently sterilized without getting damaged. It is also highly durable and long lasting.