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Bar Material Specification Stainless Steel 316 (Non-Magnetic)

Produced Per ASTM A276/479

Chemical Composition Limits
Carbon 0.08 Max.
Chromium 16.00-18.00
Nickel 10.00-14.00
Manganese 2.00 Max.
Silicon 1.00 Max.
Phosphorous 0.045 Max.
Sulfur 0.030 Max.
Molybdenum 2.00-3.00
Mechanical Properties of Stainless Steel 316
Tensile Strength, PSI 80,000
Tensile Strength, Mpa 550
Yield Strength, KSI 35,000
Yield Strength, Mpa 240
Elongation % 50
Reduction of Area % 60
Brinell Hardness 140

*Mpa is the abbreviation for Megapascals.

Stainless Steel 316, a non-magnetic steel, is often used in chemical, medical, or military application. This grade offers increased corrosion resistance at higher elevated temperatures. Available in diameters 3/8" through and including 4" diameter. Metric diameters are limited to 20mm, 22mm and 25mm diameters only.


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