Often referred to as the 'stainless steel bible', the Australian Stainless Reference Manual is an industry guide and comprehensive resource to stainless steel.

The Manual opens with a useful introduction to the material, contains a wealth of technical information, guidance on relevant national and international standards, an extensive glossary on stainless steel terminology and a full listing of ASSDA Members, ASSDA Accredited Fabricators and their services. Technical sections of the Manual include:

  • Properties and performance
  • Grade selection
  • Surface finishes
  • Design
  • Fabrication
  • Product specifications
  • Conversion tables

Currently published every five years, the Reference Manual has assisted specifiers, fabricators, and end-users of stainless steel in Australia for over two decades. It is an essential guide for anyone connected with the building, manufacturing, and design industries.

2020 Australian Stainless Reference Manual Costs
  • Book or PDF - $85 members* / $160 non-members (+ postage and handling where required)
  • Book and PDF version - $100 members* / $175 non-members (+ postage and handling)

*Please note all ASSDA Members receive a number of free copies depending on your level of membership.

To order your copy of the 2020 Australian Stainless Reference Manual, please complete the product order form and return to ASSDA.