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    FAQ > There's no such thing as a dumb Question! > How can I tell the difference between Mild/Carbon Steel and Stainless?

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    Use a Magnet!

    You can tell the difference between 300 series Stainless Steels and mild carbon steel by magnetism. If the magnet "sticks" or is attracted to the metal in question it is most likely not 300 series stainless. Be carefull though some 400 series stainless is magnetic.

    Last updated on September 4, 2009 by Chilco