type 304 stainless steel

  • What’s the difference between 304 and 316 stainless steel

    Sep 27, 2012 · What is Type 304 stainless steel and what’s it used for? Type 304, with its chromium nickel content and low carbon, is the most versatile and widely used of the austenitic stainless steels. Its alloys are all modifications of the 18% chromium, 8% nickel austenitic alloy. Type 304 proves to be resistant to oxidation, corrosion, and durability.

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  • Stainless steel

    In 1981 and 1982, the DMC DeLorean production automobile used Type 304 stainless steel body panels over a glass reinforced plastic monocoque. Intercity buses made by Motor Coach Industries are partially made of stainless steel. The largest use of stainless steel in cars is the exhaust line.

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  • Stainless Steels Stainless 304 Properties, Fabrication

    May 18, 2005 · Type 304 is the most versatile and widely used stainless steel. 304 stainless steel is an austenitic grade that can be severely deep drawn. The properties, applications and fabrication details are provided for 304 stainless steel.

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  • Stainless Steel Type 304 304L – Rolled Metal Products

    Type 304/304L is the modern version of “18 8” stainless steel containing approximately 18% chromium and 8% nickel and is the most commonly specified stainless steel used throughout the world. Type 304/304L is a versatile, general purpose stainless steel with good resistance to atmospheric corrosion, and to many chemicals and food and beverages.

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  • Stainless Steel Information Knowledge 18 8 304 316

    Type 316 is also austenitic, non magnetic, and thermally nonhardenable stainless steel like Type 304. The carbon content is held to 0.08% maximum, while the nickel content is increased slightly. What distinguishes Type 316 from Type 304 is the addition of molybdenum up to a maximum of 3%.

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  • Stainless Steel Sheet Sizes Type 304 & 316 Sheet Sizes

    Stainless steel sheet is available in Type 304 and Type 316. Type 304 can be easily roll formed or bent, and its excellent corrosion resistance and weldability make it one of the most popular grades.

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  • Type 304 Why Does It Matter Stainless Steel Sinks

    A common question is which stainless steel is right for my project, Type 304 or Type 301? While both alloys are stainless steel and very similar in content, there are some key differences, the percentages of chromium, nickel and carbon. Type 301 was developed to be a lower cost alternative to Type 304.

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  • Type 304 vs Type 316 Stainless Steel Sinks and Faucets

    Stainless Steel – Type 304 or Type 316? Both Type 304 and Type 316 stainless steel belong to the 300 series of stainless steel alloys (austenitic alloys) that are specifically formulated for forming and drawing stainless steel sinks. Of the wide range of stainless steels on the market, both Type 304 and Type 316 stainless Read more

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  • Type 304 Stainless Coil Scott Stainless Steel

    Type 304 isAustenitic. Type 304 is the most versatile and frequently used chromium nickel stainless steel. It is an all purpose alloy with a multitude of benefits. It has good corrosion and oxidation resistance, performs well in terms of formability and weldability and is easy to clean.

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  • TYPES OF STAINLESS STEEL – 304, 316 and 430

    Type 316 is also austenitic, non magnetic, and thermally non hardenable stainless steel like Type 304. The carbon content is held to 0.08% maximum, while the nickel content is increased slightly. What distinguishes Type 316 from Type 304 is the addition of molybdenum up to a maximum of 3%.

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  • Austenitic stainless steel

    300 series stainless steels are the larger subgroup. The most common austenitic stainless steel and most common of all stainless steel is Type 304, also known as 18/8 or A2. Type 304 is extensively used in such items as, cookware, cutlery, and kitchen equipment. Type 316 is the next most common austenitic stainless steel.

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  • 304 Stainless Steel Type 304 Bar and rod supply at

    One of the most versatile and commonly used stainless steels available, Type 304 stainless steel is the most widely used alloy of this type. We stock both Type 304 and Type 304L stainless steel in Bar, Wire, Sheet, Strip and Billets. Type 304 has excellent welding and deep drawing properties, making it ideal for fabrication, easy to clean and it’s asthetically pleasing looks make it ideal

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  • Stainless Steel Grades Continental Steel & Tube Company

    The second most common grade (after 304); for food and surgical stainless steel uses; Alloy addition of molybdenum prevents specific forms of corrosion. Also known as "marine grade" stainless steel due to its increased resistance to chloride corrosion compared to type 304. SS316 is often used for building nuclear reprocessing plants.

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  • 304 Stainless Steel Sheet #4 Brushed Finish Stainless Supply

    304 stainless steel sheet #4 finish is the brushed finish commonly seen on kitchen appliances and backsplashes. The 304 stainless steel sheet #4 finish has a PVC film on one side to help protect against scratching during fabrication and installation. Our 304 stainless steel sheet #4 finish meets the criteria for both the #3 and #4 finish.

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  • Type 316/316L Stainless Steels Explained

    Marine grade stainless steel, called type 316, is resistant to certain types of interactions. There is a variety of different types of 316 stainless steels, including 316 L, F, N, H, and several others. Each is slightly different, and each is used for different purposes. The "L" designation means 316L steel has less carbon than 316 steel.

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  • Stainless Steel Sheet Type 304

    Browse Stainless Steel Sheet Type 304 in the Continental Steel & Tube Co. catalog including Item #,Thickness,Size,Sheet Weight per Unit Area,Estimated Weight per Sheet

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