We produce ASTM/ASME Grade 304, Grade 304L,304h, 316, 316L, 316H, 316TI, 321, 321H, 309S, 309H, 310S, 310H, 410S, 2205, 904L, 2507, 254, gh3030, 625, 253MA, S30815, 317L, Type 317, 316lN, 8020, 800, 800H, C276, S32304 and others special requirement stainless steel grade.

aisi type 304 stainless steel

Physical Properties Of Stainless Steel 304

Another popular high-performing , grade 304 stainless-steel is a durable materials by way of tensile energy, sturdiness, corrosion, and oxidation resistance. The melting point of stainless steel 304 is reached at temperatures ranging between 2,550 °F – 2,650 °F (1399 °C – 1454 °C). However, the nearer grade 304 chrome steel reaches its melting point, the more tensile strength it loses. At elevated temperatures, all metals react with scorching gases.

Molybdenum is mainly used for added corrosion resistance in 316, make it best for extra acidic environments. Grade 316 has especially higher resistance to salt and chloride pitting. Pitting corrosion can occur when chrome steel alloys, similar to grade 304 chrome steel, come into contact with salt-rich sea breezes and seawater. Chloride resistant metals, like grade sixteen stainless-steel, are important to use for naval functions or anything concerned with chloride.

These properties also make grade 316 chrome steel perfect for pharmaceutical and medical applications. Since sterilization processes in these industries combine each strong disinfectants and or with excessive temperatures to stop contamination, a resistant alloy similar to grade 316 is right. Though the chrome steel 304 alloy has the next melting point, grade 316 has a better resistance to chemical substances and chlorides (like salt) than grade 304 chrome steel. When it comes to functions with chlorinated options or publicity to salt, grade 316 stainless steel is considered superior. The elevated nickel content and the inclusion of molybdenum permits for grade 316 chrome steel to have higher chemical resistance than 304 chrome steel.

Width: 1000mm,1219mm,125mm0,1500mm,2000mm,or required

  • Austenitic 304 and 316 stainless steels are thought of surgical or medical-grade stainless steels, they are probably the most commons stainless steels.
  • There are greater than 60 grades of stainless-steel.
  • It is the addition of chromium that offers the metal its unique stainless, corrosion resisting properties.
  • Stainless metal is essentially a low carbon steel which incorporates chromium of 10% or extra by weight.

Stock Thickness: 0.1-200.0mm
thickness: 0.5.0-200mm
Width: 600-3900mm
Length: 1000-12000mm
200 series: 201,202
300 series: 301,304,304L,304H,309,309S,310S,316L,316Ti,321,321H,330
400 series: 409,409l,410,420J1,420J2,430,436,439,440A/B/C
Duplex: 329,2205,2507,904L,2304
Surface: No.1,1D,2D,2B,NO.4/4K/hairline,satin,6k,BA,/8K

Type 304, the most typical grade of chrome steel with 18% chromium, is proof against roughly 870 °C (1,600 °F). Other gases, corresponding to sulfur dioxide, sulfide, carbon monoxide, chlorine, also assault stainless-steel. Resistance to different gases relies on the kind of fuel, the temperature, and the alloying content material of the stainless steel.

They can’t be strengthened by chilly work to the same diploma as austenitic stainless steels. Austenitic stainless-steel is the biggest household of stainless steels, making up about two-thirds of all stainless-steel manufacturing (see production figures below). They possess an austenitic microstructure, which is a face-centered cubic crystal construction.

Oxidation resistance in stainless steels will increase with additions of chromium, silicon, and aluminium. Small additions of cerium and yttrium increase the adhesion of the oxide layer on the surface. Type 304 and Type 316 stainless steels are unaffected weak bases such as ammonium hydroxide, even in high concentrations and at high temperatures. The identical grades exposed to stronger bases corresponding to sodium hydroxide at high concentrations and high temperatures will likely expertise some etching and cracking.

Ferritic Stainless Steels

Thus, austenitic stainless steels are not hardenable by heat remedy since they possess the identical microstructure at all temperatures. The ease of welding largely depends on the kind of chrome steel used. Austenitic stainless steels are the best to weld by electrical arc, with weld properties similar to these of the base metal (not cold-labored).

We have thousands tons stock of stainless steel sheet and coil with various size and grade,mainly include austenitic stainless steel, martens stainless steel (including precipitation hardened stainless steel sheet & coil), ferritic stainless steel, and duplex stainless steel.

Characteristics of Stainless Steel Sheet and Plate:
High corrosion resistance
High strength
High toughness and impact resistance
Temperature resistance
High workability, including machining, stamping, fabricating and welding
Smooth surface finish that can be easily clean

aisi type 304 stainless steel
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