316/316L Stainless Round Bar Stock

316/316L Stainless are strong, corrosion-resistant, and a good choice for high-stress applications.

316/316L Stainless

The carbon content of 316 stainless steel is higher than that of 316L stainless steel.

Because the letter L stands for “low,” it’s simple to remember. 316L, on the other hand, is nearly identical to 316 in virtually every respect, except the presence of less carbon. Overall, both are strong, corrosion-resistant, and a good choice for high-stress applications, and they are about the same price as they are similar.

O'Hare 316/316L Stainless Round Bar Stock

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Machinability and other Processes

The 316 and 316L stainless steels are incredibly versatile. Therefore, they can be easily machined and fabricated to take on many different forms. They have superior corrosion resistance and are more heat-resistant than other steels.

Both can be easily processed into a variety of shapes for use in your projects without causing any issues. Also, they can withstand a variety of manufacturing processes such as stretching, piercing, bending, spinning, and other operations without developing cracks or other defects.

Applications

Valves, pumps, knives, food processing, waste treatment, pharmaceutical types of equipment, aerospace parts, and medical devices are the common uses of 316 and 316L Stainless.

Properties

Density 

Electrical resistivity

Specific Heat 

Thermal conductivity

Modulus of Elasticity 

Melting Range 

0.799g/cm3

74 μΩ·cm

0.50 kJ

16.2 W

193 x 103 MPa

2,500–2,550 °F

Chemical Properties

Chemical 

Iron 

Carbon 

Chromium 

Molybdenum 

Manganese 

Nitrogen 

Nickel 

Sulfur 

Phosphorus

Silicon 

316 

Balance 

0.08 

16.00-18.00 1

2.00-3.00 

2.00 

0.10   

10.00-14.00 10.00-14.00

 0.03 0.03

0.045 

0.75 

 316L

Balance

 0.03

 16.00-18.00

 2.00-3.00

2.00

 0.10

10.00-14.00

0.03

0.045

0.75

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