The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research organisation, which serves as the world forum on various aspects of the international stainless steel industry. ISSF was founded in 1996.
The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first nine months of 2014 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 8.9% year–on–year to 30.9 million metric tons (mmt). Production increased in all regions except for Central and Eastern Europe.
From a simple feeding pail to the most advanced fully robotised milking equipment, stainless steel is found on farms in numerous applications, where it is an alternative to plastics, light metal and above all galvanised steel. This brochure from ISSF explains why stainless steel in used in agricultural applications and highlights a some of them.
This brochure explains why stainless steel is an ideal material to be used in self-service machines and highlights some common applications like vending machine fronts, keypads, mechanical parts, beverage dispensers, drinking water dispensers and vending machines, milk vending stations, ticket machines and access control and coin-operated controls.