How to Chosse The Different Material Of Radiators?

In winter, when you feel lethargic and dull because of low temperatures, there is no better feeling that entering the warm and cosy atmosphere of your home. A home with a radiator always gives a warm and welcoming feeling to your customer.
There are many choices in style and function when it comes to radiators. Instead, will introduce the varied materials of radiator: aluminium, mild steel, stainless steel and cast iron.

 Aluminium Radiator

Aluminium radiator is a highly efficient heating device and none-corrosive .So one of the wonderful  things about aluminium radiators is their responsiveness & control. Benefit from the aluminium radiators, you can make your house warm up immediately after your get home. Furthermore aluminium radiators have low water content and are extremely sensitive to thermostat changes. This converts to excellent cost efficiency and lower bills for you. At last , aluminium radiators are very light and easy to install which will reduce the install fees.
Of course, it’s still have disadvantage: base heat transfer ability is lower

 Mild –steel Radiator

Mild steel (also called low-carbon steel) is a material most commonly associated with the more conventional panel style radiator. Due to its low cost and efficacy, more and more people will choose a low-carbon steel radiator when they decorate the new house.

 Stainless Steel Radiator

Stainless steel is a high-quality material with a number of desirable properties. Firstly, the right grade of stainless steel does not rust. Please kindly noted  that here are some 150 grades of stainless steel are not suitable for radiators.
Second, stainless steel radiator is an efficient conductor of heat which will  keep you home warmer for longer after you switch off your central heating system.
Third, the stainless steel is very easy to clean . You just need to wipe it down with warm water and detergent several times one year.
On the downside, the stainless steel's quality is result in a high price.

 Cast Iron Radiator

Victorian times, traditional style are all relevant to cast iron .Cast iron takes a long time to heat up and cool down too. So it keeps you warm long after you turn off your central heating. Additionally, your boiler will continue to efficiently heat water which will pass through the central heating system of your house, so the water temperature that returns will always be hotter. Central heating systems are designed in this way to keep the radiator heated for a longer time, as it doesn’t have to work hard for retaining the water temperature at the right levels.
But we are so sorry to tell you that the cast iron radiator is easy to rust.


In a word, the highest quality radiator is stainless steel radiator,also it will come with a high price. The aluminium radiators are very light and responsiveness, but base heat transfer ability is lower. The Cast Iron Radiator can bring a vintage style and keep your home warm longer, but it will rust .At last,the low-carbon steel radiator is your best choice with it’s high quality and low price.
All our Hapilife radiators are manufactured from low-carbon steel .

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