Are Shank's Tables made of stainless steel?
No, all standard Shank's Tables are made of mild (structural carbon) steel. All component parts are hot dip galvanized and painted before assembly for protection from corrosion. Test results show that the combination of galvanizing plus paint achieves an average protection of 16 years to 5% rust. A portion of the component parts (fasteners, pins, thumbscrews) are stainless steel, along with the motor shield. A stainless steel table can be ordered as a customization.