316 / 316L Stainless Steel Plate

316 / 316L stainless steel plates 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. 316/316L plate is a good option for marine applications due to a good atmospheric corrosion resistance. 316L is a low carbon modification to 316 grade.

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

Applications:

  • 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

TW Metals offer as wide range of stock sizes and processing capabilities for your company’s needs. We stock .1875" - 2" 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.

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