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.
304 Grade Material Stock List
|Material Shape||Min Diameter (mm)||
Max Diameter (mm)
|Material Shape||Min Size (mm)||Max Size (mm)|
|Flat||Min Thickness: 5mm, max Thickness: 50mm||Min Width: 20mm, max Width: 150mm|
|304 (1.4301)||%0.08 max||%2.0 max||%0.045 max||%0.03 max||%0.75 max||