The term "stainless steel" covers numerous quality steel grades differing from each other in chemical composition, degree of resistance and properties. This means that one type of stainless steel can have several times the corrosion resistance of another.
The most often used steel in RADWAG balances and scales is AISI 304. It is used for the majority of weighing pans, indicators and terminals housings and structural elements in products marked 'stainless' or 'waterproof'. In contrast, AISI 316 steel is used to manufacture 1-load-cell platforms of increased resistance, marked as "HR", and in some versions of checkweighers.