Suppose you’ve stepped into a commercial kitchen, laboratory, workspace, or catering equipment. In that case, you’ll soon notice the stainless steel bench’s unspoken hero of each work area.

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Stainless steel provides a heavy-duty, hygienic surface that can be used for various purposes. Along with choosing the right material, having the best design for your needs will make a difference. You’ll reduce upkeep time and increase productivity by fabricating a stainless steel workbench for your business or home.

Still wondering if a stainless steel bench is right for your needs? Let’s examine how stainless steel fabrication can create the perfect workbench for commercial and residential needs.

Stainless Steel Benches in Your Home

Martin Stainless Stainless Steel Benches For Your Home

If it’s good enough for the pros, why not bring stainless steel to your home? Here are some of the best uses for fabricated stainless steel benches in your home and their advantages.


Everyone who has cooked a meal will tell you that quality kitchen equipment and an efficient layout make all the difference. With a stainless steel fit-out, you will literally have a kitchen made from the material used by professional chefs. With the option of sinks, ovens, splashbacks, shelves and stove tops, you’ll be giving Gordon Ramsay a run for his money in no time.

Outdoor Kitchen

Few things beat a BBQ with friends and family, and with a custom-designed BBQ and an outdoor stainless steel bench, you’ll become the host with the most. Stainless steel is perfect for outdoor environments, considering its corrosion resistance and long lifespan. With a custom-made outdoor steel bench and BBQ, you’ll spend many weekends sizzling snags and making memories.

Laundry Facilities

With your laundry being the home to your cleaning products and chemicals, not to mention all the moisture, you need a bench that can withstand all of these factors. While wood looks nice, it’s vulnerable to damage in a laundry environment. Stainless steel is used in professional laundromats, so it’s an investment you’ll clean up on.

Home Workshop or Office

Whether you love tinkering with things in the back shed or have decided to work remotely from home, a stainless steel bench can suit any application. Strong and durable, your bench can handle anything from garden tools to office supplies.

Stainless Steel Benches in Your Business

Martin Stainless Stainless Steel Benches For Your Business

When it comes to food preparation, laboratory work or medical work, there’s only one choice of materials that will cover all your business needs. You guessed it. Stainless steel! Below are some of the most common uses for stainless steel benches in commercial businesses.

Restaurant Kitchens and Catering Services

Few places are as hectic as a busy professional kitchen, and you need a material with integrity to see you through the dinner rush. Stainless steel is the standard choice for any surface in a restaurant kitchen that will meet all safety, hygiene and functional requirements.

Perfect for any professional cooking environment, from fast food to the fanciest restaurant in town, stainless steel workbenches will be the backbone of your business for years to come. With custom fabrication, the perfect bench can be custom-made for your business, production line and floor space. Whether you need cabinets, sink benches, ovens or shelves, a stainless steel fabricator can design the perfect workbench for your kitchen.


Spills in a bar are inevitable, especially on a busy night. Beyond simply looking messy, dirt, moisture and grime can destroy materials like timber over time. On the other hand, stainless steel can handle all these contaminants and requires little maintenance and cleaning to keep your bar looking its best. A custom-designed stainless steel benchtop with a splashback will make cleaning a breeze. It can be specifically created to suit any layout and feature sinks, bar fridges, splashbacks, or any other type of addition you need.

Food-Processing Factories

When mass-producing food for public consumption, hygiene and avoiding any bacterial contamination is a matter of the utmost importance. Stainless steel benches can be built to your specified length, width and thickness with all the features to help your operation run smoothly.

Laboratories and Medical Facilities

Whether performing scientific research or inspecting a medical sample, your area must remain uncontaminated and hygienic. They are also heat resistant and easy to clean, making them ideal for lab conditions.

Bathroom Facilities

Whether for public toilets or a restroom for staff, stainless steel benches can be an ideal addition to a hygienic, easy-to-clean bathroom bench with sinks and fixtures.

Benefits of Stainless Steel Benches

Incredibly Strong and Durable

One of the key reasons that stainless steel is a mainstay material in various industries is its durability and strength. Stainless steel benches are resistant to heat, cold and corrosion.

Easy to Clean

No one loves an everyday item that’s difficult to clean. Stainless steel is easy to clean and disinfect, with a simple micro-fibre cloth, warm water and detergent being all you need.


Food and other particles cannot penetrate stainless steel, making it ideal for kitchens, hospitals and any other place where hygiene is paramount. That is why stainless steel is always seen in professional kitchens and laboratories.


Are you looking to keep your carbon footprint to a minimum? The great news is stainless steel is a 100% recyclable and reusable material and one of the most sustainable building materials on the planet.

Long lifespan

Stainless steel benching will outlive any other type of benching product. Its strength and durability give it the longest lifespan of all the kitchen bench materials you must choose from.

Timeless, Stylish Look

Stainless steel offers crisp, efficient work and has a knack for working in pretty much any environment. People also associate the appearance of stainless steel with professionalism and hygiene.

Can be Customised For Your Needs

No two businesses or homes are quite the same. We understand that. Stainless steel fabrication allows you to create a steel bench to suit your needs. Workbenches can be built in various shapes and sizes and are easy to install. It’s also timeless and doesn’t go out of date!

Questions You May Have About Stainless Steel Benches

Do stainless steel bench tops scratch?

It is possible to damage or scratch your stainless steel. To learn more about maintaining and repairing stainless steel surfaces, click here to read our guide.

Why do professional kitchens use stainless steel countertops and benchtops?

No other material matches stainless steel for its durability, heat resistance, antibacterial qualities and versatility.

What is the best stainless steel for kitchen benches?

We always use 304-grade stainless steel for kitchen benches, which can easily be fabricated while remaining durable and functional.

Is stainless steel suitable for outdoor areas?

Quality stainless steel is rust-proof and ideal for outdoor areas, including your deck, patio, and public or private areas.

Other than cooking, what other uses do stainless steel work benches have?

Though perfect for food preparation, stainless steel benches can also be custom-made for workshops, garages, medical facilities, laboratories, schools and more.

Our Customer’s Experience in Their Own Words.

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We are a Building Company specialising in custom renovations in the Sydney area. We used Martin Stainless steel on quite a large kitchen that we had custom-built and installed as part of our extensive renovations at a home in Cherrybrook ,Sydney. They fabricated exactly what we required with great accuracy and finish. This included 40mm thick bench tops and cooking area splashback. All was done as scheduled and professionally installed. We do not hesitate recommending them on any of your stainless steel needs 

We were really happy with the advice, expertise and final product that Martin Stainless provided. The final look was exactly what we were looking for. Thank you so much.

Grant Martin was very helpful in every aspect of the project of our stainless steel bench top, sink and splashback all in one for our Laundry. We are extremely pleased with the result and would highly recommend Martin Stainless!