The Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA) has released the Australian Stainless 2005 Reference Manual – a 200 page technical resource for specifying and buying stainless steel.

The manual uses clear, concise tables and diagrams to present a wealth of technical information on properties, grade selection, surface finishes, design and fabrication. High quality photos and illustrations identify different products, concepts and specifications.

An extensive, up-to-date, buyers’ guide allows rapid sourcing of any stainless steel product or service provider for any industry application – from kitchen splashbacks to yacht fittings.

Published every two years, the manual is an essential publication for architects, engineers, purchasing officers and specifiers connected with the building and manufacturing industries.

The 2005 Reference Manual is available in book or CD form. To purchase download a form from

Source: Building Products News.