Why Stainless Steel Is Important For Hygiene In Commercial Kitchens
Stainless steel has been one of the greatest inventions in the history of mankind. It is a kind of metal alloy made from the combination of steel and other metals such as nickel and chromium. What makes stainless steel stand apart from the rest of the materials is its versatility in countless applications. Whether it is furniture, industrial applications or kitchen appliances, stainless steel is extremely durable and that is why it is consumer’s first choice. We at Suncity Sheets Pvt Ltd. manufacture sheets, coils and pipes which can be customized into products for industrial use, in commercial kitchens and even at homes.
Stainless steel is rapidly becoming the material of choice for food storage, even in rural areas of developing countries. Often food is stored in open areas and sold in the streets, exposing it to dust and other air pollutants. Stainless steel containers help control and minimize health risks. Stainless steel has a proven record of success in these areas where sanitation and ease of cleaning are very important. Consumer preferences are diverted to the hygienic, aesthetic and easy maintenance qualities of stainless steel in labor saving devices.
Stainless steel plays an important role in improving hygiene in commercial kitchens, restaurants and large scale canteens. Hygiene is of utmost importance in sanitation and in the preparation or processing of food and beverages.
Features, importance and advantage of stainless steel in commercial kitchens
#1. Great lifespan
The shine and appearance of stainless steel kitchen appliances will probably never get outdated even with continued use for a long period of time. It is able to retain its brightness and will always look new. This will make commercial kitchen spend less money on changing the appliances, making stainless steel products permanent in your kitchen. It is a capital investment for life.
#2. Auto-healing property
Stainless steel has auto-healing property as it is not a porous metal. Since chromium is added to cookware in the form of a transparent sheet, it helps protect the surface of stainless steel kitchen appliances in case of scratches and bruises.
#3. Corrosion and rust resistant
The best quality of stainless steel is corrosion and rust resistant. It is resistant to scratches, bruises and dents, due to the right amount of added metal alloys. Other metal additions such as nitrogen, nickel, and chromium increase the corrosion resistance properties, even in extreme weather conditions.
#4. Heat transfer properties
Stainless steel fares poor in terms of heat transfer ability in kitchen cookware range and needs addition from other metals to enhance the heat transfer. Copper and aluminum are added as an exterior layer on the kitchen appliance to increase heat transferability to reduce cooking time. This also helps to cook the food properly in a short time.
#5. Durable and sturdy
Stainless steel kitchenware is extremely sturdy and that is why durable even in harsh weather conditions and serious accidents. At the same time, it can easily be moulded and re-moulded to give it another form.
#6. Easy handling
Stainless steel does not require that extra attention even after a challenging cooking. Greasy surfaces, burnt bottoms and spicy gravy stains can be easily washed off with soap and hence stainless steel scores a lot of points in the commercial kitchen. With minimum maintenance, it can be used everyday for years.
Stainless steel cookware, equipment and surfaces are perfect for all kinds of cooking techniques and volumes of food. It is also chosen for aesthetic reasons, particularly for premises like cafes and live cooking counters where the cooking area is in public view.
We at Suncity Sheets Pvt. Ltd. manufactures the premium range of stainless steel pipes, coils, sheets and circles exclusively for the commercial kitchen use.
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