What is colored stainless steel

What is colored stainless steel

BlogDate: 28-03-2024 by: Ngoc Cam

Stainless steel coated with color will have an attractive surface, high aesthetic value and become a high-end material for interior, equipment and architectural applications. Does colored stainless steel still retain the properties and strength of regular stainless steel?

What is colored stainless steel?

Stainless steel usually has a shiny, silver surface but to diversify the material's application, the mill can coat it with many different colors such as yellow, black, blue,... The color not only increases aesthetics but also hides fingerprints and smudges.

Colored stainless steel still retains the strengths of regular stainless steel such as high durability, good resistance to corrosion and rust and easy to clean. However, without appropriate preservation methods, the color layer can still peel off if exposed to sunlight and detergents for a long time.

Top 5 most popular types of colored stainless steel

Colored stainless steel is coated with a large amount of paint on the surface by physical vapor deposition (PVD) and light interference coloring (LIC). Commonly used stainless steel colors include black, yellow, blue, bronze, green, brown and dark gray.

Black stainless steel

This type of stainless steel has a matte black coating on the surface to provide the desired aesthetic effect. Most of these materials are commonly used in interior decoration, wall panels, household appliances,...

Golden stainless steel

Sparkling yellow color helps increase the luxury and shine of stainless steel surfaces, suitable for exterior and interior buildings. The fields of art, sculpture, handicrafts,... also combine yellow stainless steel with other materials to create works of art that are highly durable, resistant to corrosion and scratches.

Blue stainless steel

Blue represents the sky or the vast ocean, bringing a mysterious, fresh beauty to the interior of the building. Many customers choose green stainless steel for walls, ceilings and decorations to create a unique, classy living space.

Red copper stainless steel

The red copper alloy layer plated onto the stainless steel surface provides a perfect aesthetic effect without losing the outstanding properties of traditional stainless steel. They are also commonly used for hardware, doors and cladding.

Green stainless steel

Green is close to nature and the environment, making the space bright and airy. Green stainless steel brings a new and outstanding beauty to architectural works. Customers can choose green colors of different shades and intensities based on the RAL standard table. Additionally, the luster of green stainless steel can be adjusted through different coating techniques and materials during the manufacturing process.

Benefits of colored stainless steel

Enhanced aesthetics

One of the biggest benefits of using colored stainless steel is that it can improve the efficiency of applications and designs. Stainless steel has a variety of colors, high durability and good corrosion resistance, suitable for all architectural styles.

Improved durability

Colored stainless steel has superior durability than regular stainless steel and adds good resistance to fingerprints and scratches. This means that the material will withstand wear and tear better over time and can be used in elevators and ladders.

Guaranteed safety

Another benefit of colored stainless steel is that it improves safety because of its anti-corrosion and rust-resistant properties, making the material durable over time and difficult to degrade or damage.

Increased value

Colored stainless steel has a higher cost than conventional materials, so it is mainly popular in high-end products. If you use colored stainless steel for furniture, it will also be easier to attract people's attention.

Compare the durability between colored stainless steel and regular stainless steel

Based on a number of criteria, colored stainless steel has many outstanding advantages compared to stainless steel such as resistance to fingerprints, stains, scratches,... The coloring process does not affect the characteristics of stainless steel. Metal's inherent properties mean you don't need to worry about their quality and strength.

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