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316 Stainless Steel

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  • Flat Bar
  • Hex Bar
  • Pipe
  • Round Bar
  • Sheet
  • Square Bar
  • Tubing


  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Oil Refining
  • Wind Power

Industry Names

  • 316 Stainless
  • 316L Stainless


  • Stainless Steel


  • ASME SA312
  • UNS S31600
  • UNS S31603


  • Food Processing
  • Marine Pulp & paper
  • Pharmaceutical Equipment


  • Good Formability
  • Good Weldability
  • Improved General and Corrosion Resistance to 304/304L Stainless

316 Stainless Steel is an austenitic stainless steel that contains chromium, nickel and molybdenum. With these additions 316 has increased corrosion resistance with an improved resistance to pitting as well as increased strength at higher temperatures.

Please contact us to request a quote. We specialize in hard to find material.

We work closely with many manufacturers in the aerospace & defense industry. We work with NADCAP approved heat treaters and testing laboratories. We can supply DFARS compliant material.

Metal Properties
Electrical Resistivity 445 Ohms (circ mil./ft.)
Poisson's Ratio 0.3
.2% Yield Strength 30 ksi
Density 0.285 lb/inch³
Elongation 40 %
Hardness Max, Brinell 217
Ultimate Tensile Strength 75 ksi
Chemical Composition
C- .03
Cr16.0 20.0
Fe- Bal
Mn- 2.0
Mo2.0 3.0
N- .1
Ni10.0 10.5
P- .045
S- .03
Si- .75

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