Stainless steel (high alloy steel) uses a high chromium content (10 to 12%) to form a protective layer of chromium oxide over the surface of the work that is resistant to many forms of corrosion.
- SS - stainless steel
- ASS - austenitic stainless steel
- DSS - duplex stainless steel
- FSS - ferritic stainless steel
- MSS - martensitic stainless steel