The ASSDA Stainless Steel Stock Guide is an online-only publication that serves as a valuable resource for individuals and companies seeking up-to-date information on the availability of stainless steel materials in Australia. It provides a breakdown of commonly stocked semi-finished and finished stainless steel materials, including sheet, coil, plate, safety flooring products, bar, wire, wire rope, mesh, pipe, tube, pipe and tube fittings, and fasteners.
The 2023 edition of the Stock Guide offers the latest information on the ex-stock (regularly stocked in Australia) portfolio of stainless steel materials. It aims to assist designers, specifiers, engineers, fabricators, and producers of stainless steel goods in their decision-making processes.
Key features and benefits of the ASSDA Stainless Steel Stock Guide include:
- General indication of common availability: The guide provides an overview of the commonly
available stainless steel materials, offering a reference point for users.
- Tailoring options: Australian suppliers have the capability to customise products to individual specifications, and special product runs can be arranged with sufficient lead time.
- Assistance in sourcing suppliers: The guide directs users to ASSDA's Stainless Steel Industry Directory, a comprehensive industry directory and reference available on the ASSDA website. This resource helps users find suppliers, fabricators, and other stainless steel services in Australia.
- Project management support: Designers, specifiers and engineers can use the Stock Guide to gain a better understanding of relevant specifications, sizes, and product dimensions of readily available materials. This aids in project management and delivery.
- Procurement and operational efficiency: Fabricators and producers of stainless steel goods can leverage the Stock Guide for day-to-day procurement queries to help streamline operations, manage inventories and optimise production processes.
The ASSDA Stainless Steel Stock Guide caters to a wide range of professionals in the stainless steel industry and provides them with valuable information to make informed decisions and enhance their operations.