Originally Posted by Old Gold
The first 6" x 6" collection pot I had definitely shows minor corrosion after lots of use. A ring all the way around, right near the edge where the base is welded onto spool.
The weld zone is typically where rust will show up, because it was welded after it was solution annealed. A higher grade of stainless, containing more chromium, or a low carbon L grade, is typically used if post weld heat treat isn't feasible.
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