304L stainless steel sheet

304L Stainless Steel Sheet



Product Description

304L Stainless Steel Sheet

304L stainless steel sheet

304 and 304L stainless steel sheet are part of the austenitic family of stainless steel and they are one of the most versatile and widely used varieties of stainless plate. They are a relatively low cost stainless product and used in a variety of applications. 304 grades have excellent low temperature properties and respond well to hardening by cold working. 304 grades have good welding characteristics and post weld annealing is not normally required to restore performance. 304 SS has excellent corrosion resistance in a variety of different media. Typical specifications for 304 and 304L stainless steel sheets are ASTM A-240, ASME SA -240 and A666.

Applications of 304L Stainless Steel Sheet:

•Food processing and handling
•Heat exchangers
•Chemical process vessels
•Conveyors
•Architectural

Typical Chemical Requirements

 304  304L
 Carbon, Max %  0.07  0.03
 Manganese, Max %  2  2
 Phosphorus, Max %  0.045  0.045
 Sulphur, Max %  0.03  0.03
 Silicon Max  0.75  0.75
 Chromium range  17.5-19.5  17.5-19.5
 Nickel range  8.0-10.5  8.0 – 12
 Nitrogen Max  0.1 0.1

Mechanical Properties

 304  304L
 Tensile Min  75 ksi  70 ksi
 Yield Min  30 ksi  25 ksi
 Elongation Min  40%  40%
 Hardness Max  95 HRB  95 HRB

Detect-Metals offer as wide range of stock sizes and processing capabilities for your company’s needs. We stock .016” – 4” thick x 48”, 60” and 96” wide up to 240” long. Our water jet cutting capabilities for stainless plate are up to 6” x 120 x 144.