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03-29-2007 10:20 PM
sailingdog khbritten-

Just be careful if the stainless is under high load. 304 stainless tends to have serious problems with chloride induced corrosion and can fail pretty unexpectedly. You'd be much better off using 316L stainless for both pieces.
03-29-2007 09:16 PM
RickBowman khbritten,
What type of stainless steel are you discussing, as this could make a difference.
03-28-2007 12:55 AM
sailaway21 Your "problems" should be minimal.
03-27-2007 10:16 PM
sailingdog The steel will get eaten up as a general rule, since it is less noble than the stainless steel.
03-27-2007 09:04 PM
JouvertSpirit The less noble metal will seek nobility. I hope that doesn't bring politics into this thread
03-27-2007 08:46 PM
matching steels and galvanic corrosion

Anyone know if I will have a problem with stainless steel abutting regular steel in a damp and salty place?

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