Stainless steel 2B finish commonly found in
commercial kitchens, appliances and countertops. It is easy to clean and maintain. It has a a
dull finish, and it scratches with time and usage, giving it a distinct character.
It is normally available as a 304 alloy but others such as 316 can be special ordered.
Used for counter tops, chimney caps, cabinets, shelves, gutter hangers and many more miscellaneous items.
Available in 4' x 8', 4' x 10', 4' x 12', 5' x 8', 5' x 10' and 5' x 12' sheets and bar. 11, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24 and 26 gauge.
Other finishes applied to this metal - available for fabricated items only:
Satin finish is a type of finish applied on
stainless steel 2B usually after fabrication of counter tops. The idea
behind this, is to allow for a nice blend, where welds are not as visible,
giving the part fabricated the appearance of a solid piece.
In counter tops, a satin finish is a nice alternative to a 2B finish, because a 2B material comes with no
protective film, meaning it has some scratches from the factory and it also gets scratched during production.
In any case, a counter top will get scratched with usage, which will look normal after a while, but
it will be very noticeable at first. A satin finish makes it so these new scratches are not nearly as visible.
Lighting and computer monitors may change the way custom colored metals look.
You can always request a color chart to make sure you're getting the right color metal.
Different suppliers may call different colored metals by the same name. Please, let us know the correct color code when placing an order.
Not all metals may be available at all times, but we can most likely order what you need.