316L Stainless Steel

316L austenitic stainless steel is a low carbon version of 316 and is melted as AOD, AOD + VAR, or VIM + VAR melt type.   The low carbon helps improve weldability as compared to the 316 as well as improved corrosion resistance.  The added Molybedum in 316L gives this grade much better pitting resistance than the traditional 304L stainless. This alloy is one of the most widely used stainless steels showing up in just about every industry and is often used in seawater applications due to the pitting resistance.

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Specs USAP Produces to:
  • ASTM A182
  • ASTM A276
  • ASTM A479
  • Semi F-20-0706
  • AP Tech 2000
  • Brooks Instruments 835A186
  • Mott MES 132
  • Talon 16-10-5-GN-0001
  • Tescom 11442

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Product Forms Sold:

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  • GE S-400, S-1000

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Industry / Trade Names
  • UNS S31603
  • Din 1.4404
  • X1CrNiMO17122
  • Aerospace
  • Oil & Gas
  • Other Industrial Markets
Melt Types
  • AOD
Grade Families
  • Austenitic
  • Stainless Steel

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