Stainless Steel

A hugely versatile material with unique properties, stainless steel is an exceptional material for use in many applications.

Righton Blackburns only sources materials from approved and highly-reputable mills. Customers can have confidence that all materials originate from trusted and proven manufacturers.

Righton Blackburns have been supplying industry with stainless steel for over 100 years, building a reputation for quality and service with many customers in diverse market sectors.

Customers enjoy the benefits of a nationwide distribution network and have access to one of the most comprehensive stock ranges in Europe.

Products Overview

The Righton Blackburn range of stainless steel products includes long products, flat products, marine and aerospace materials, tubular products and handrailing. We are the UK’s sole distributor for Steel ColorĀ®, Italy's leading manufacturer of decorative stainless steel sheet.

Stainless steel is available in a number of grades, but can be divided into five basic categories: austenitic, ferritic, duplex, martensitic, and precipitation hardening. Austenitic and ferritic grades are most commonly used, accounting for 95% of stainless steel applications, with type 1.4307 (304L) being the most commonly specified grade.

To discover the composition, characteristics, properties and applications of our vast product range, visit our datasheet database.

Stainless Steel Grades
Bar & Extrusion
1.4003 1.4005 (416S21)
1.4016 (430S17) 1.4057 (431S29)
1.4301(304 S15) 1.4305 (303S31)
1.4307 (304S11) 1.4404 (316S11)
1.4462 F55 Duplex UNS S31803 1.4501 F55 Super Duplex UNS S32760
1.4541 (321S31) 1.4542 17.4 PH H1150D/COND A
Sheet & Plate
1.4003 1.4016 (430S17)
1.4301 (304S31) 1.4404 (316S11)
1.4509 1.4541 (321S31)
Steel Color
Tube, Pipe & Fittings
The Righton Blackburns tubular range covers all the commonly used items of tube, pipe, fittings and flanges, including: Welded & Seamless Pipe & Tube, Decorative / Ornamental Tube, Handrail/Balustrade Systems including slotted tube, Structural Tube (Square, Rectangular & Round), Butt Weld Fittings, Socket Weld Fittings, Threaded Fittings (Low Pressure BSP & High Pressure BS/ANSI), Flanges (ASTM / ANSI / BS), Hygienic Tube & Fittings, Metric ISO Tube & Fittings.

We also supply piping systems in carbon steel, duplex and plastics.

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