Stock Thickness: 0.1-200.0mm
Production thickness: 0.5.0-200mm
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
Other alloy metals are additionally used to enhance the structure and properties of stainless steel such as Titanium, Vanadium, and Copper. Non steel additions usually embody natural components similar to Carbon and Nitrogen in addition to Silicon. The S304 we use to make our stainless casters has 8.07% nickel and 18.23% chromium . Cold drawn 304 is attracted to a magnet, but this has no effect on the corrosion resistance. Some of probably the most highly corrosion resistant stainless steels are strongly magnetic… examples are the duplex and super duplex grades and extremely alloyed ferritic grades corresponding to 29-4C.
Is 304 or 316 stainless steel stronger?
The main difference between 304 vs 316 stainless steel is the composition and corrosion resistance, SS304 doesn’t contain molybdenum while SS316 contains 2-3% molybdenum. In addition, AISI 304 has a 18% Cr and 8% Ni and therefore known as 18-8 stainless steel, while AISI 316 has a 16% Chromium and 10% Nickel.
The technique is to dissolve small items of stainless-steel in aqua regia, dilute the acid solution with clean water, add ammonia water, and then gently inject the nickel reagent. If a red fluffy substance floats on the liquid floor, it signifies that the stainless steel contains nickel. If there is no red fluffy materials, it proves lack of nickel within the stainless steel. Since the nickel content in stainless-steel is comparatively low with just a few p.c, it may not be easy to perceive or determine the content material. Generally, many instances of normal pattern experiments have to be done to determine the content material.
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.
- After a 500 ton press squeezes the nickel it modifications the distribution of the nickel.
- The chromium content material have to be 18% or more to be 304 stainless.
- Stainless steel is graded by the components and percentages.
- The same is true the place the die cuts the stainless rising the possibility that rust will finally happen there.
- The magnet test is NOT a correct method to verify stainless steel.
The magnet take a look at is NOT a correct approach to verify stainless steel. Stainless steel is graded by the elements and percentages. The chromium content material should be 18% or extra to be 304 stainless.
Our stainless production range
Austenitic stainless steels, both the widespread 300-sequence (Cr-Ni) and the decrease nickel 200-series (Cr-Mn-Ni) are non-magnetic. It is common for wrought austenitic stainless steels to comprise a really small quantity of ferrite, however this is not sufficient to considerably have an effect on magnetic performance besides in very important purposes.
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 toughness and impact resistance
High workability, including machining, stamping, fabricating and welding
Smooth surface finish that can be easily clean
All stainless-steel is magnetic except austenitic stainless steel which is actually 300 series stainless such as 304 and 316. However, 300 series stainless is non-magnetic only after it is freshly formed. 304 is sort of for positive to become magnetic after chilly work similar to pressing, blasting, chopping, etc. Initially the cold work causes the stainless to choose up international particles such as free iron.
Even though the duplex grades are mixtures of austenite and ferrite they’re still strongly attracted to a magnet. Ferritic stainless steels possess a ferrite microstructure like carbon steel, which is a physique-centered cubic crystal construction, and comprise between 10.5% and 27% chromium with very little or no nickel.