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.