318LN / 1.4462

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Description

The stainless austenitic special steel 1.4462 has good resistance to pitting. Depending on the requirements and conditions, it is used in chemical equipment, pulp and food industries as well as for sea water piping systems.

Equivalent Materials

This material data has been provided by Hempel Special Metals.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

7 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Hardness, Brinell

23.0 °C

270 [-]

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Chemical properties

PropertyValueComment

Carbon

0.03 %

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Chromium

21 - 23 %

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Copper

0.11 %

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Iron

Balance

Manganese

2 %

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Nickel

2.5 - 3.5 %

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Nitrogen

0.1 - 0.22 %

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Phosphorus

0.04 %

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Silicon

1 %

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Sulfur

0.015 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

1.4462 is used mainly in sector of chemical industry, petrochemical industry, offshore, sea water lines, sea water desalination plants, nuclear engineering, paper and pulp industry.