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General Stainless Steel at Flatware 18/10, 18/8 and 18/0.

General Stainless Steel at Flatware 18/10, 18/8 and 18/0.
Issue Time:2017-09-29
General Stainless Steel at Flatware are 18/10, 18/8 and 18/0.which one is the best?

(18/0,18/8,18/10) are the composition of stainless steels and the quantities of chromium and nickel products
For example:Stainless flatware that is 18/10 means that 18% is chromium and 10% is nickel. The higher the nickel content, the more protection the flatware has from corrosion.

18/0 contain nickel content about 0.75%(Almost negligible)that makes it easy to rust. So we always using 18/10 and 18/8 to make the flatware. 

However, some flatware manufacturers will label cutlery with a slighter higher than 8% nickel content, such as 8.3% as 18/10, since it doesn’t quite fit in the 18/8 category, and this labeling is totally allowable, but a little deceiving, none the less.

Signs of low-quality stainless are rough edges, lack of luster, lightweight and lacking balance when handled. These would also probably have no stainless specifications to confirm metal details. You can still use such flatware and it might be ideal for starter cutlery and you can upgrade as your budget allows.

With the improvement of people's living standard, in order to health and beauty, more and more people choose 18/10 for their flatware. 18/10 flatware price is the highest of the 8/10, 18/8 and 18/0 flatware.

When shopping, take the time to open the flatware package and handle a utensil. An 18/10 spoon has a great ‘feel’ in your hand, somewhat heavy but well-balanced and the stainless is gleaming. It should look very elegant. Such quality flatware is definitely worth paying the higher price.