Sinks of Stainless Clean Best, Beat Bacteria (14008)
By Dr. John T. Holah, reprinted from Nickel, Vol. 5 (4), 1990. Required to resist aggressive fluids, abrasive materials and impacting utensils -- and to maintain its attractive appearance -- that's the demanding role of the domestic sink. One of the popular characteristics of nickel-containing stainless steel that has become the accepted material for sink construction during the past 40 years is the readiness with which its surface can be cleaned of soil and bacteria, of particular hygienic importance in food handling.