Stainless steel 18-8
A corrosion resistant steel alloy. The most common stainless steel for general hardware use.
Stainless steel 316
A highly corrosion resistant grade of stainless steel. Ideal in salt water and chlorine environments.
Zinc plated steel
A low carbon steel for general use. Zinc plated for moderate corrosion resistance.
Solid brass. An alloy of primarily copper and zinc with good corrosion resistance. Used mostly in decorative and electrical applications. Exact color varies.