How to Choose High-Quality Stainless Steel Planks?

Stainless steel planks have a high coefficient of friction, which can effectively prevent slipping. They have characteristics such as corrosion resistance, wear resistance, and rust resistance. The various shapes and patterns are aesthetically pleasing, durable, and have a long service life. Common hole patterns include per-o, traction tread, grate lock and diamond shaped stainless steel planks , all of which are CNC punched.

Stainless steel planks are used in equipment and production facilities, such as in industries, trade, public facilities, mobile and fixed equipment, and are mostly used in stairs and safety passages, such as fire-resistant passages in commercial areas, public places, and residential buildings, kitchen equipment, food equipment, elevators, stairs, medical devices, automotive component panels, shipyard decks, and construction machinery in the field of anti-slip equipment.

Stainless steel planks have a high coefficient of friction, which can effectively prevent people from slipping and protect them from falling injuries. They are suitable for industrial industries such as sewage treatment, tap water, and power plants outdoors, as well as for mechanical anti-skid and indoor anti-skid on stair steps. Stainless steel anti-slip plates have the characteristics of slip resistance, rust resistance, and corrosion resistance. They are durable and have a beautiful appearance. So how do you choose high-quality stainless steel planks? Let’s find out.

First, pay attention to the choice of materials for the production of anti-slip plates. Some products are made of plastic and rubber. Many low-priced stainless steel planks are actually of poor quality and have a foul smell. Strange odors are not safe at all. If children crawl on them, it may cause safety issues.

Secondly, we can observe how the anti-slip lines on the stainless steel planks are designed. Currently, there are many types of anti-slip patterns, such as dots, straight lines, or other lines. The slip resistance varies, so you can choose the anti-slip plate you like according to your needs.

When choosing stainless steel planks, pay attention to the size of the entire plate, because the assembly of anti-slip plates is the same size. The advantage of a large plate is that there are fewer seams and it is more convenient and quick to assemble. The advantage of stainless steel planks are that they can cope with various complex ground types.

The selection of stainless steel planks also depends on its dirt resistance and cleaning issues. Some stainless steel anti-slip plates are purely “disposable” products, very easy to get dirty, and almost impossible to clean. You can choose stainless steel anti-slip plates that can be cleaned multiple times.

As the demand for stainless steel planks continues to increase, the types of such products are becoming increasingly diverse, such as zigzag safety gratings, woven pattern safety gratings, and rice grain-shaped safety gratings. So how can we choose the right stainless steel planks?

We all know that the main function of stainless steel plate planks is anti-slip, and they are mostly used in industries such as subway platforms, carriages, elevators, workshops, and shipbuilding. So what should be considered when selecting stainless steel plank grating in these industries?

stainless steel planks
stainless steel plank

Before making a specific selection, first understand what kind of place the stainless steel planks will be used in, so that you can determine what kind of material is needed. Different materials have different requirements for rust resistance, corrosion resistance, and high temperature resistance. For example, if a chemical plant workshop needs safety gratings, then stainless steel materials with excellent corrosion resistance and rust resistance should be used. If a heavy industry factory has large-scale machinery equipment, then stainless steel plank grating formed by thick pouring should be used, so that the planks can withstand heavy pressure and will not be dented by stamping. Usually, when choosing stainless steel plank gratings in conventional environments, 304 stainless steel plate is used as the raw material because it has good rust resistance and corrosion resistance, and the price is relatively affordable, so it is popular in the market. The better option is 316 stainless steel plank grating, which have stronger performance than 304 stainless steel plate.

Next, consider the pattern of the stainless steel planks, which is actually quite simple and mainly depends on the industry it will be applied to. If it is to be used on the workshop floor, it is usually recommended to use zigzag safety gratings because the intersecting concave and convex pattern of the zigzag safety gratings enhances the anti-slip ability of the stainless steel plate. If it is used on subway platforms or passenger carriages, rice grain or woven pattern safety gratings can be used because these patterns not only have considerable anti-slip effects but are also aesthetically pleasing.

It is also important to note that before processing the stainless steel planks, the surface of the stainless steel plate should be brushed to improve the anti-slip performance of the product.

Finally, when purchasing stainless steel planks, be sure to communicate your requirements with the manufacturer and make a comprehensive decision based on the actual situation.

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