Yachts / Marine


Yachts: stainless steel for marine applications

mirrorINOX: marine grade stainless steel for boats, yachts and accessories

At present, we mainly manufacture products made of marine grade AISI 304 and AISI 316 stainless steel for yacht and shipbuilding, but we are also able to treat and process other alloys such as duplex stainless steel, which are even more corrosion-resistant to salt water and other stresses.

mirrorINOX offers its customers an almost unlimited range of refined metal surfaces, both for the marine sector and in many other areas of construction, architecture and industry as well.

Marine grade stainless steel: properties and applications

Just over a hundred years ago, the materials most commonly used "on board" in boat, ship, yacht and other marine construction were wood and brass.

Nowadays, steel, aluminium and stainless steel sheets are mostly used for marine applications. This is very often for technical and practical reasons, such as:

  • Durability
  • The high number of possible uses
  • Weldability
  • Corrosion resistance, with inox steel in particular

But it is not only its rust resistant attributes that make stainless steel a material in demand for boats and yachts.

Stainless steel (e.g. 304 or 316 marine grade stainless steel sheets) is found more and more frequently in the field of boat, ship and yacht equipment as a material for accessories such as:

  • Anchor bags
  • Fascia boards
  • Fresh water tanks
  • Boat fittings
  • Railings
  • Panelling
  • Handrails
  • Handholds
  • Push buttons
  • Swim ladders
  • Tubes
  • Window and door profiles
  • Stair stringers and steps
  • Lights
  • Furniture
  • Lettering
  • and countless other decorative applications

Its aesthetic quality and the wide range of surface finishing options are highly appreciated by naval architects, designers and boat or yacht owners – for example:

  • Mirror-polishing or high-gloss polishing
  • Circular-polishing
  • Bead-blasting
  • Embossing or pattern-rolling
  • PVD-coating
  • And many more

mirrorINOX – Your partner for marine grade stainless steel sheets and other surfaces

As a leading expert in the surface treatment of stainless steel and other metals, mirrorINOX is the specialist company and contact when it comes to consulting and the requirements in areas of boat and yacht building, equipment and accessories where marine grade inox steel can be applied.

mirrorINOX is constantly receiving enquiries from naval architects, designers and shipyards who plan, design and build cruise ships as well as mega yachts, super yachts and smaller crafts like sailing boats or motorboats.

The steadily increasing number of metalworking companies that manufacture sub-assemblies for the aforementioned industry or produce products for them and which come to mirrorINOX show us that we are their first choice in terms of the quality and innovativeness of our range of marine grade stainless steel plates and surfaces.

The mirror-polished inox surfaces segment is just one example of many:

In recent years, the product Marine Mirror No.9 produced by mirrorINOX has established itself with many manufacturers and suppliers from the boat, yacht, boat equipment and accessories sectors in terms of the highest quality and has redefined the standard.

mirrorINOX produces its marine grade stainless steel sheets for the entire marine industry for applications in and on leisure sailing boats or motorboats of all models up to the very largest cruise ships and the most prestigious mega-yachts.

Stainless steel boat fittings: small parts, larger parts and lettering

Our inox metal surfaces are correspondingly versatile for the large field of equipment, accessories and construction for boats, ships and yachts.

Mirror-polished surfaces

In the qualities Super Mirror No.8, Marine Mirror No.9 and Perfect Mirror No.10®, lengths of up to 16,000 mm, widths of up to 4,000 mm and thicknesses of up to 30 mm are produced – which is unique worldwide!

More information here.

PVD/TiN coatings

mirrorINOX not only coats custom-sized metal sheets in dimensions up to 6,000 x 2,000 mm.

Small parts are also PVD/TiN coated on our special small parts coating line, such as:

  • Profiles
  • Fittings
  • Cleats
  • Blocks
  • Angles
  • Hooks
  • Handles
  • Brackets
  • Other boat accessories
  • Letters for lettering in any size made of stainless steel
  • and much more

More information here.

nanoINOX® AFP/ETC coatings

These unique nano-coatings were developed by mirrorINOX with AntiFingerPrint/Easy-To-Clean properties and fascinating colours and finishes. They protect the substrate from pollution and environmental influences, setting completely new design accents, for example with the new Antique uniqueSURPHACE® surfaces.

More information here.