AISI 316L Bar

Alternative and trade names
AISI 316L, ALLOY 1.4404, 316L
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Description

AISI 316L is a molybdenum-alloyed austenitic chromium-nickel steel with improved machinability. The grade is used for a wide range of industrial applications where steels of types ASTM 304/304L have insufficient corrosion resistance. Round bar is supplied in solution annealed and peel turned condition.

Related Standards

Equivalent Materials

This material data has been provided by Sverdrup Steel.

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

Dimension

PropertyValue

Diameter

3 - 650 mm

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Charpy impact energy, V-notch

-195.0 °C

60 J

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Elongation

23.0 °C

30 - 40 %

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Hardness, Brinell

23.0 °C

215 [-]

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Tensile strength

23.0 °C

515 - 690 MPa

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Yield strength Rp0.2

23.0 °C

205 MPa

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Chemical properties

PropertyValue

Carbon

0.03 %

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Chromium

16 - 18 %

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Iron

Balance

Manganese

2 %

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Molybdenum

2 - 3 %

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Nickel

10 - 14 %

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Nitrogen

0.01 %

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Phosphorus

0.45 %

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Silicon

0.75 %

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Sulfur

0.03 %

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Technological properties

Property
Application areas

The austenitic stainless steel AISI 316L shows good acid resistance. Material AISI 316L is used in the chemical industry, apparatus engineering, sewage plants and piping industry.

Heat Treatment

Solution annealed and quenched in air or water.

Welding

Very good