The Steel Supply Company

Buyers Guide

Bar Material Specification Stainless Steel 304 (Non-Magnetic)

Produced Per ASTM A276/479

Chemical Composition Limits
Carbon 0.08 Max.
Chromium 18.00-20.00
Nickel 8.00-10.50
Manganese 2.00 Max.
Silicon 1.00 Max
Phosphorous 0.045 Max.
Sulfur 0.030 Max.
Mechanical Properties of Stainless Steel 304
Tensile Strength, PSI 85,000
Tensile Strength, Mpa 585
Yield Strength, PSI 35,000
Yield Strength, Mpa 240
Elongation % 50
Reduction of Area % 60
Brinell Hardness 140

*Mpa is the abbreviation for Megapascals.

Stainless Steel 304 is one of the most popular non-magnetic stainless steels. It has a wide range of applications in the food and dairy industries. This grade is often used when a passivate process is required. Limited stock includes diameters from 1/4" through and including 2-15/16" diameter, and metric diameters only in 14mm, 20mm and 25mm.


Download this page

Table of Contents