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Stainless Steel 316

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Description

Due to the addition of molybdenum, this alloy has better acid and corrosion resistance than 304.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

7.8 g/cm³ at 20 °C

typical for steels

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

200 - 210 GPa at 20 °C

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typical for steels

Elongation A5

A5

30 - 40 % at 20 °C

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Hardness, Brinell

HB

215 [-] at 20 °C

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Tensile strength

Rm

500 - 700 MPa at 20 °C

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Yield strength Rp0.2

Rp0.2

200 MPa at 20 °C

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Chemical properties

Element

Weight %

Comment

Fe

62 - 72 %

Cr

16 - 18.5 %

Ni

10 - 14 %

Mn

2 %

Mo

2 - 3 %

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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
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