Stainless steels have high concentrations of chromium (>12%) and are generally relatively soft as compared to heat treated steels. This makes stainless steel more susceptible to smearing. Preparation is relatively straight forward.
MAXCUT Abrasive blade (Cat. No. MAX-E series)
Compression Mounting with Phenolic, Epoxy or Diallyl Phthalate compression mounting resins
431 Stainless Steel, mag. 400X, etched with Modified Murakami's
|300 Series Stainless Steel, 200X (BF), Etchant Oxalic Acid.|