316L

UNS #S31600/S31603

316L stainless is a low-carbon version of conventional 316. Controlling carbon of the austenitic alloy to a maximum of 0.03% minimizes carbide precipitation during welding. For use in the as-welded condition in a variety of corrosive applications.

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 5648
  • ASME SA479
  • ASTM A276
  • ASTM A479
  • QQ-S-763
  • AMS 5653
  • ASTM A182
  • ASTM A314
  • MIL-S-862

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