316L stainless steel plate

316L Stainless Steel Plate

Product Description

316L Stainless Steel Plate

316L stainless steel plate

316L 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 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 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.