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Australian Stainless Reference Manual 2020

An industry guide and comprehensive resource to stainless steel with over 220 pages of technical information, including:

  • Properties and performance
  • Grade selection
  • Surface finishes
  • Design
  • Fabrication
  • Product specifications
  • Conversion tables
  • ASSDA Members' listing and buyers' guide

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Australian Stainless Magazine

A leading industry magazine devoted to showcasing the unique diversity and durability of stainless steel. 

Featuring innovative fabrication, the magazine aims to assist specifiers and end-users of stainless steel.

Read articles for FREE at www.assda.asn.au/blog/

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ASSDA Stainless Steel Stock Guide

A generic stock list of products reported to be regularly available ex stock in Australia. Sections include:

  • Sheet, coil and plate
  • Bar
  • Pipe and tube
  • Pipe and tube fittings
  • Wire
  • Mesh
  • Fasteners
  • Screws
  • Safety Flooring Products

An essential resource for anyone designing in stainless steel, the guide is available for free download.

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ASSDA Food Code of Practice

A technical specification for the procurement of quality stainless steel fabrication. The specification is designed to be used by the food manufacturing sector for purchasing plant and equipment.

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Code of Practice for the Fabrication of Stainless Steel Plant & Equipment

Also known as the 'Blue Book', this publication is intended to assist industry achieve the quality, structural integrity and food safety requirements necessary for stainless steel plant and equipment.

Prepared by the New Zealand Stainless Steel Development Association (NZSSDA), the Blue Book is available for purchase from ASSDA.

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Stainless Steel Technical FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about stainless steel.


Stainless Steel Technical Alerts

ASSDA provides technical alerts designed to provide specifiers and end users with essential advice in using and specifying stainless steel in certain conditions.