Safe for anyone with nickel allergy, stainless steel products are durable and good-looking. NoNickel carries stainless steel buckles.
Stainless Steel alloys have many formulations and often include chromium, nickel, and molybdenum – chromium gives the metal its scratch resistance, nickel provides a smooth and polished finish, molybdenum gives greater hardness.
Surgical Steel typically contain nickel, but certain formulations and processes utilized in its manufacture, create a very tight bond where the nickel salts do not leach out and cause a nickel allergic reaction. Stainless steel should be tested prior to use by those with nickel allergy.
Characteristics: Stainless Steel does not corrode, rust or stain. Its strength is similar to steel and features a highly lustrous and durable finish.