316 / 316L Bar

316 / 316L Bar

Characteristics

316 / 316L stainless bar are used for products that require very high corrosion protection. Higher levels of molybdenum and nickel increase corrosion and surface pitting resistance compared to 304 alloys. 316 bar exhibits the same high strength, toughness and workability as 304 bar.

Applications

316 / 316L bar is used in the:

  • Chemical processing industry for tank and equipment supports and components for highly corrosive materials such as sulfuric acids
  • Marine and salt water marine industries for housings, enclosures, cabinets, fittings and components
  • Power generation industry for engine and motor shafts, rods and axles
  • Food service industry for equipment frames, braces and components
  • Medical device industry for supports, frames, braces and components

Sizes

1/4” thru 3”  X 12’ Random

Typical Chemical Properties 

Carbon, Max %

0.03

Manganese, Max %

2.00

Phosphorus, Max %

0.045

Sulphur, Max %

0.03

Typical Mechanical Properties

Tensile Strength ksi

83

Yield 2% Offset ksi

38

Elongation in 2” (50.80mm)

50

Chromium, Max%

18.0

Nickel, Min%

14.0

Molybdenum, Max%

3.0

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