316

UNS #S31600/S31603

316 stainless is a molybdenum-bearing austenitic stainless offering improved corrosion resistance in chlorides and many other environments over 304. It also has higher tensile and creep strength at elevated temperatures than the conventional 18% chromium - 8% nickel alloys. Suggested for applications requiring a moderate level of improvement in machinability for shorter runs of less complex parts, particularly at larger bar diameters.

Type Analysis

  • Carbon (Maximum) 0.03
  • Phosphorus (Maximum) 0.045
  • Silicon (Maximum) 1
  • Nickel (Nominal) 10.00-14.00
  • Manganese (Maximum) 2
  • Sulfur (Maximum) 0.03
  • Chromium (Nominal) 16.00-18.00
  • Molybdenum (Nominal) 2.00-3.00
  • Iron (Nominal) Balance

Applications

paper pulp handling equipment, process equipment for producing photographic chemicals, inks, rayon, rubber, textile bleaches and dyestuffs

Applicable Specifications

  • AMS 5639
  • AMS 5697
  • ASTM A193
  • ASTM A314
  • ASTM A479
  • QQ-S-763
  • AMS 5647
  • ASTM A182
  • ASTM A276
  • ASTM A320
  • MIL-S-862
  • QQS-W-423

Hexagons

Rounds

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