316 stainless steel plate

316 Stainless Steel Plate



Product Description

316 Stainless Steel Plate

316 stainless steel plate

316L / 316 stainless steel plate are part of the austenitic family of stainless steel and is the most widely used varieties of stainless plate. 316 grades contain a higher level of Nickel than 304 giving it an improved corrosion resistance over 304 grades. 316L/316 stainless steel plate is a good option for marine applications due to a good atmospheric corrosion resistance. 316L is a low carbon modification to 316 grade.

Detect-Metals stocks only dual certified 316/316L grade plate certified to ASTM A240 AND ASME SA240.

Applications of 316 Stainless Steel Plate:

  • Food processing
  • Marine
  • Chemical process vessels
  • Pharmaceutical equipment
Typical Chemical Requirements
Carbon Max 0.03
Manganese Max 2
Phosphorous Max 0.045
Sulfur Max 0.03
Silicon Max 0.75
Chromium Range 16-18
Nickel Range 10-14
Nitrogen Max 0.1
Molybdenum Range 2-3
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Strength Min 70 ksi
Yield Strength Min 25 ksi
Elongation Min 40%
Hardness Min 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.