304 (1.4301) Stainless Steel

304 (1.4301) is the most widely used stainless steel grade in the world. This grade is used at least one third of all stainless steel produsts. This grade can be show also as 18-8 or 18-10 and these numbers indicate the cromium and nickel percantages of the material. This grade can be weld easily and machinability is good. For better corrosion resistance, 316 or 316L could be a good alternative. In this page, you can find some informations about this grade.



Grade Properties

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304 Grade Material Stock List

Material Shape Min Diameter (mm)

Max Diameter (mm)

Round 3 250
Material Shape Min Size (mm) Max Size (mm)
Hexagonal 8 70
Flat Min Thickness: 5mm, max Thickness: 50mm Min Width: 20mm, max Width: 150mm
Square 5x5 150x150



Chemical Composition

Grade C Mn P S Si Cr Ni
304 (1.4301) %0.08 max %2.0 max %0.045 max %0.03 max %0.75 max





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