316L/316 Stainless Steel

316L/316 Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel 316 or 316L stainless steel is a Chromium-Nickel stainless steel with added molybdenum to increase corrosion resistance and mechanical properties. It is non-magnetic in the annealed condition and not hardenable by heat treatment. Please contact Best Stainless for more information about how 316 SS can best suit your specific application.  We also distribute a variety of other grades of stainless steel, including 410 Stainless Steel.

316L/316 SS Standards

  • UNS S31600/03
  • ASTM A182
  • ASTM A276
  • ASTM A479

Composition(%)

  • Carbon 0.030 – 0.080
  • Chromium 16.0-18.0
  • Manganese 2.0
  • Molybdenum 2.0-3.0
  • Nickel 10.0-14.0
  • Silicon 1.00
  • Sulfur 0.030

Applications

  • Pump Shafts
  • Mechanical Seals
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Ball Valves

316L/316 SS Bar Stock

 

 

316L/316 Stainless Steel Physical Properties

 

  • Melting Range: 2540-2630°F (1390-1440°C)
  • Density: 0.29 lb/in³ (8.027 g/cm³)
  • Modulus of Elasticity in Tension: 29 x 106 psi (200 GPa)
  • Modulus of Shear: 11.9 x 106 psi (82 Gpa)
 

 

316L/316 Stainless Steel Mechanical Properties

Material Type Condition Ultimate Tensile Strength (PSI) 0.2% Yield Strength (PSI) Elongation (% In 2in.) Reduction Of Area (%) Hardness Brinell Hardness Rockwell
316 Annealed 75,000 30,000 30 40 * *
316L Annealed 70,000 25,000 30 40 * *

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