Domestic installed faucet rusts suddenly, so consumers think the stainless steel faucet is not genuine and look for merchants in order to ask for compensation. However, merchants also aggrieved, since their products are genuine obviously, how does it rust?
Stainless steel does not necessarily rust, but it is much less corrosive than other steels in the same environment, and sometimes even negligible. Stainless steel is a stable chromium-rich oxide film (protective film)which is very thin and strong formed on the surface to resist rust. Once the film is continuously destroyed, the metal surface will be continuously rusted.
What conditions are likely to cause stainless steel rust in daily life
Surface film is damaged
When the kitchen is decorated, welding debris, cement, oil stains remain on the surface of the faucet and the Stainless Steel Sink Colander . Failure to clean in time may cause rust and mildew;
Sometimes, the newly renovated house with mineral or acid-alkaline dust falling on the faucet and the surface of the sink will be wet, which will lead to rusting;
Rusting during use
Steel utensils such as kitchen knives and scissors are placed on the surface of the sink for a long time, causing rust, mold or discoloration;
Chemical agents, cleaning agents, paints, sauces, oil stains remain in the faucet and sink. Over time, it will stick to the surface of the faucet and sink.
Tips to prevent stainless steel Handmade Sink from rusting
The best way to remove rust is the necessities - toothpaste. First, wet the rust with water.Then squeeze the toothpaste and gently scrub with a soft cloth. Finally, flush with water, which can repeat several times until the rust is removed.
It’s advisable to allow white vinegar to cover the rust area evenly,which can be used together with salt. Since white vinegar contains acetic acid, rust and acetic acid will react.
Rub the surface of the stainless steel faucet with peeled potato skin (meat side) repeatedly. You will find that the dirt and scale will be washed away slowly.