The difference of stainless steel and carbon steel

- Jan 14, 2020-

The difference between stainless steel and carbon steel:


1.Different colors

Stainless steel contains more chromium and nickel, and its appearance is mostly in silver color.

Carbon steel mainly includes carbon and iron alloys, and other metal elements are relatively small. The main color of the appearance is iron, which will be much darker.


2, the texture is different: 

Stainless steel contains many other metal elements, the surface is smooth. But carbon steel contains more iron and carbon, has the nature of iron, and the surface is not as smooth as stainless steel.


3. Different magnetic properties: 

The surface of carbon steel is magnetic and can be attracted by magnets.

But 304 stainless steel is non-magnetic under normal conditions and will not be attracted by magnets.