The well known advantages must be the reason why competitive dog sport people and professional dog handlers increasingly choose stainless steel over the alternatives.  Although SPRENGER collars made of stainless steel command a premium price compared to the standard steel chromium plated collars, the features such as the toughness and high tensile strength is also accompanied by the improved safety aspect and easily justifies the discrepancy.  This is a high performance product that is absolutely worth the price.  The outstanding quality enables SPRENGER stainless steel collars to last over a dog’s lifetime, and is often passed on to the next generation.