Ultimate Cutlery Guide-How To Maintain Your Cutlery

Here you can read some tips on how to maintain your steel cutlery. Maintenance Wizard has been prepared by the Review. You get, among other things, advice to remove fly rust, how you have to deal with cleaning as well as general tips and tricks to keep your cutlery in nice condition.

Stainless steel flatware

To get full enjoyment from your new flatware, it is important to treat it properly. This guide gives some good advice about how cutlery of stainless steel are maintained, so that it retains its attractive appearance for many years to come.

Stainless steel is in reality a name, which may be misunderstood, since there are no steel alloys, which is 100% resistant to external influences that can generate rust. Stainless steel is a term used for steel that is rust-resistant. Therefore, there is some good advice, you should know, before taking his new cutlery in use.

What does steel?

For cutlery manufacture are two main alloys:

Chrome nickel steel; Is an alloy of 18/8 or 18/10. This means that the alloy consists of 18% chromium and 8-10% nickel.

Chrome steel; Is an alloy without nickel, but with 12-14% chromium. A knife blade, with the requirement of good curing and thus the opportunity to be able to sand it sharply, are most commonly made of chrome steel. Therefore, you may find that the knife blades are more prone to rust than other cutlery parts fly.

If the knife blade is made of chrome steel, alloy magnetic.

Outside influences

Ferrous water can cause rust spots may occur on the cutlery, while much chlorine-containing water can damage the cutlery protective layer and give small stains. Both can be removed with REVISIT steel plaster, just to do it immediately after the stains is found.
Prior to use

In the new cutlery is taken into use for the first time, all the parts are washed up by hand. This ensures that the cutlery is 100% clean of dust production etc.
After use

food acids, located in ketchup, mustard, egg, lemon, etc., can attack the stainless steel and form rust stains. Therefore, it is recommended to rinse the cutlery or washed immediately after use. Cutlery should not soak as this also can damage the cutlery. Furthermore, one should not use detergents containing chlorine, as this may damage the cutlery.


All REVISIT steel flatware will be manufactured in the best quality stainless steel, dishwasher-safe and is easy to maintain. However, should the cutlery, which has wooden handle or gold decor, washed off in your hand.

Place always board the blades for himself in own basket, since the blade is carried out in a less rust resistant alloy.

The cutlery should not stand longer, without being washed and machine should not make so much that all parts cannot be rinsed clean. Just as when washing by hand, it is important to avoid detergents containing chlorine. Furthermore, it is very important to follow dosing instructions and use the same product relaxation-and washing-up liquid.

Immediately after the wash by machine, the door is opened so that the moisture should be closed off, thereby entering the cutlery oxygen. Dry if necessary. the cutlery with a dry cloth. Cutlery with shaft of POM-plastic dishwasher-safe. Cutlery with shaft of wood should not be washed in the dishwasher.

Revisit recommend?

Cutlery should be plastered at least 2 times a year to REVIEW steel glass cleaner. Thus preserved the cutlery beautifully for many years.

What is fly rust?

Fly rust are small rust particles that settle on the cutlery during wash by machine.

What is the cause of flight rust?

Fly rust occurs when already rusty articles, not stainless steel grades or other stainless steel types, put the machine together with the stainless flatware. Fly rust can also occur if there is a hole on one of the wire baskets in the dishwasher so that the metal during plastic coating begins to rust.

How do I uninstall fly rust?

The problem remedied by cleaning the machine. In addition, fly by, on the cleaned rusty products where it has set itself, before being portrayed in the machine. REVISIT steel plaster removes rust stains caused by this.

How to clean the dishwasher?

The reason for flying rust occurs on your flatware in the dishwasher after washing, may very well be the cutlery is placed in wire baskets wire baskets the dishwasher. are made of iron and coated with plastic. This problem may occur if there is a crack or a hole in this plastic, so the iron comes in direct contact with the water. With this formation of rust in such a form that it is able to ‘ fly ‘ around the machine and put it on the cutlery, hence the name flying rust. Check the wire baskets in the machine thoroughly, and therefore get them replaced or repaired if necessary.

There is no hole on the dishwasher wire baskets, can fly rust due to the fact that there has been non- stainless metals in the machine. Here, one must be aware that certain kitchen utensils can be made of iron- an egg sharing or string on a cheese slicer-thus also can cause fly rust in the dishwasher. Is this the case the dishwasher must be cleaned. This can be done through the machine’s cleaning program.

Also offers multiple companies cleaning tabs for just this purpose. Therefore, contact the manufacturer of the dishwasher, concerned for advice on how best to clean the machine.
Scratches and blackening of porcelain

In some cases you can get out to that arise scratches or blackening on time.

The explanation of this is the result of contradictory consumer demands. Cutlery manufacturers want to be able to offer a cutlery that is so stainless as possible, in order to avoid rust.

Porcelain producers want to be able to offer such a tough glaze as possible, in order to avoid scratches.

18/8 and 18/10 stainless steel has a hardness of approx. 400 kp/mm2-and is the most rust free alloy.

13% chromium steel has a hardness of about 7-800 kp/mm2-which is a smaller stainless steel alloy, but creates a better cutting capacity. Glaze/Porcelain has a hardness of about 7-800 kp/mm2, lead-free glaze is a lot tougher. 18/8 steel can possibly. blacken on lead-free glaze. 13% chromium steel blackening the name extremely rarely. IE:

A table knife with 18/8 or 18/10 shaft and with a blade of chromium steel is a good combination, but technically more expensive to produce.
A hard porcelain burning leads to increased problems with regard to the black lines.