List of Alloys & profiles

List of Alloys & profiles

Alloy Wire International

Datasheet: Stainless Steel 304

Stainless Steel 304

Stainless Steel 304, like 302, has good mechanical properties and corrosion resistance.

Stainless Steel 304 is also known as AISI 304.

Available in all profile options

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Key Features

Good mechanical properties and corrosion resistance.

Typical Applications

Springs
Engineered components
Wire mesh
Wire cloth
Hose braiding


Designations

W.NR 1.4301
W.NR 1.4307
UNS S30400
AWS 161

Specifications

ASTM A313
ASTM A580
BS 970
BS 2056

Chemical Composition

ElementMin %Max %
C0.07
Mn2.00
P0.045
S0.030
Si1.00
Cr17.5019.50
Ni8.0010.50
FeBAL

Alloy Details

nsityMelting PointCoefficient of ExpansionModulus of RigidityModulus of Elasticity
8.0 g/cm³1454 °C18.2 μm/m °C (20 – 100 °C)70.3 kN/mm²187.5 kN/mm²
0.289 lb/in³2650 °F10.1 x 10-6 in/in °F (70 – 212 °F)10196 ksi27195 ksi

Heat treatment of finished parts

Condition as supplied by AWITypeTemperatureTimeCooling
Annealed or Spring TemperStress Relieve250 °C (480 °F)1 HrAir

Properties

Annealed
Approx. tensile strength<800 N/mm²<116 ksi
Approx. operating temperature-200 to +300 °C-330 to +570 °F
Spring Temper
Approx. tensile strength1300 – 2200 N/mm²189 – 319 ksi
Approx. operating temperature-200 to +300 °C-330 to +570 °F

The above tensile strength ranges are typical. If you require different please ask.