BP Single & Half Sink 500/180mm SSS

SKU BPS152152BN Category Tag




Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel 316
Under/Overmount Kitchen Sinks

Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks


  • 1.2mm Thick.
  • Radius 10 Corners; This is the ideal Curve in the corner of sinks to avoid dirt being clogged up making it difficult to clean.
  • Supplied with sound reducing pads.
  • Can Be installed Both Top Mount and Under Mount
  • Round Strainers with Overflow Pipe.


Advantages of Grade 316 Stainless Steel VS 304 Stainless Steel


  • Stainless steel grades 316 and 304 are both widely used in various industries due to their corrosion resistance, durability, and versatility. However, they have different compositions and properties, leading to distinct advantages for each. Here are some of the advantages of grade 316 over grade 304:



  • Increased Corrosion Resistance: Grade 316 stainless steel contains molybdenum, which enhances its resistance to corrosion, particularly in harsh environments such as marine or chloride-rich settings. This makes it more suitable for applications where corrosion is a significant concern compared to grade 304.



  • Better Resistance to Chloride Pitting and Crevice Corrosion: The presence of molybdenum in grade 316 stainless steel improves its resistance to chloride-induced corrosion, including pitting and crevice corrosion. This makes it ideal for use in coastal areas, near saltwater, or in chemical processing environments where chloride exposure is common.



  • Higher Temperature Resistance: Grade 316 stainless steel has better high-temperature resistance compared to grade 304. It can withstand higher temperatures without significant degradation or loss of mechanical properties, making it suitable for applications involving elevated temperatures or thermal cycling.



  • Improved Strength and Ductility: While both grades exhibit excellent mechanical properties, grade 316 stainless steel typically has slightly higher tensile strength and yield strength compared to grade 304. Additionally, grade 316 offers better ductility and toughness, which can be advantageous in applications requiring forming or fabrication.



  • Suitability for Surgical and Medical Applications: Due to its superior corrosion resistance and biocompatibility, grade 316 stainless steel is often preferred for medical and surgical instruments, implants, and equipment. It meets stringent regulatory requirements and offers excellent performance in medical environments.



  • Hygiene and Sanitary Properties: Grade 316 stainless steel is highly resistant to corrosion and staining, making it ideal for use in food processing, pharmaceutical, and sanitary applications. Its smooth surface finish and ease of cleaning contribute to better hygiene and reduced risk of contamination.


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