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Forging Quality Billet

Universal Stainless offers a wide variety of forging billets. Our standard grade offerings include EF, AOD melting, vacuum arc remelting (VAR), and electro-slag remelting (ESR). The combination of Electric Furnace, AOD melting and bottom pouring, plus state-of-the-art remelting equipment, ensures product that will perform in the most demanding forging and ring rolling operations.  Our premium melt offering includes vacuum induction melting (VIM) combined with either vacuum arc melting (VAR) or electro-slag remelting (ESR).

Sizes
Rolled Sizes 4" x 4" RCS
4.5" x 4.5" RCS
5" x 5" RCS
6" x 6" RCS
7.5” x 7.5” RCS
8" x 8" RCS
10" x 10" RCS
12" x 12" RCS
Pressed Sizes 12" x 12" RCS
14" x 14" RCS
16" x 16" RCS
18" x 18" RCS
20" x 20" RCS
Forged Sizes 4” to 14” Rounds
Rectangle and Slab Sizes Either Rolled or Forged - Inquire

Surface Conditions

Universal Stainless Forging Quality Billets are supplied in a variety of surface conditions, depending upon mill processing and end use. Conditions include as rolled (RCS and slabs), as forged (RCS, rectangles and rounds), peeled (rounds), surface spot ground and ground all over. (Note: certain grades and melt processes require all over grinding.)

Grade
Austenitic 302, 303, 304/304L, 309/309S, 310/310S, 316/316L, 317L, 321, 347, 2205, F11, F51, F9, F91
Ferrite and Martensitic 403Cb, 403/410, 405, 416, 418 (Greek Ascoloy), 420, 420F, 422, 430, 430F, 431, 440A, 440C, 446, H46, Jethete (M152)
Precipitation Hardening 15-5, 16-5, 16-6, 17-4, 17-7, 450
High Temp 330, 330Cb, A-286
CrNiMn N32 (XM-28), N33 (XM-29), N40 (21-6-9), N50 (XM-19), N60 (UNS 21800)
Low Alloy (VAR) 300M, 4330, 4340, 4620, 52-100, 6150, 9310, 9430, D6AC, Nitriding 135, HyTuf
Premium VIM Melt 13-8, 300M, 316/316L, 4340, 4343, 625, 718, 925, 9310, A286, Alloy 53, Alloy 100, Alloy 455, Maragin 250, Maraging 300, M50, M50NiL
Inquire for grades not listed.