Stainless Steel Foil Alloy 316L is considered an austenitic chromium-nickel stainless steel that contains 2.5% Molybdenum. It offers a superior corrosion resistance to that of other chrome-nickel steels such as Type 304. With excellent pitting resistance and good resistance to most chemicals involved in the paper, textile and photographic industries. Type 316L is be easily formed and drawn.

Typical applications and used for type 316L include jet engines, exhaust manifolds, furnace parts, valve, and pump trims. Type 316L is also an extra-low carbon version of Type 316 that minimizes harmful carbide precipitation due to welding.

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AMS Spec Number:5507
ASTM Standards:A666
Finish:Standard Finishes
Temper:MOST Tempers
Thickness:0.001 to 0.032 in
Width:0.375 to 36 in
Carbon (C):0.03%
Chromium (Cr):17%
Manganese (Mn):2% (Max)
Molybdenum (Mo):2.5%
Nickel (Ni):12%
Nitrogen (N):-
Other Total:-
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: *8.9 Inches/inch/°F x 106
Density: **0.286 lbs./
Electrical Conductivity: ***444 % IACS
Elongation (1/2 Hard):5 (Min)
Elongation (1/4 Hard):8 (Min)
Elongation (3/4 Hard):2 (Min)
Elongation (Annealed): ✦40 (Min)
Elongation (Full Hard):1 (Min)
Modulus Of Elasticity: ⁑28 x 106 psi
Rockwell (1/2 Hard):B95
Rockwell (1/4 Hard):B95
Rockwell (Annealed): ↠B95
Tensile Strength (1/2 Hard)150 to 175 x 1000 psi
Tensile Strength (1/4 Hard)125 to 150 x 1000 psi
Tensile Strength (3/4 Hard)175 to 200 x 1000 psi
Tensile Strength (Annealed): ✧70 to 110 x 1000 psi
Tensile Strength (Full Hard):185 (Min) x 1000 psi
Thermal Conductivity: ♦9.3 BTU per sq.ft.per hr. per °F
Yield Strength (1/2 Hard)110 (Min) x 1000 psi
Yield Strength (1/4 Hard)75 (Min) x 1000 psi
Yield Strength (3/4 Hard)135 (Min) x 1000 psi
Yield Strength (Annealed): ↡25 (Min) x 1000 psi
Yield Strength (Full Hard):140 (Min) x 1000 psi
* Inches/inch/°F x 106 from 68°F to 572°F (20°C to 300°C)

** Lbs.per at 68°F (Annealed) ( x 27.68 gms./cu.Cm. at 20°C)

*** % IACS at 68°F (20°C) as annealed

✦ % in 2 inches

⁑ x 106 PSI, tension

↠ 0.020 gauge and above (30T scale)

✧ x 1000 psi

♦ 9.4 BTU per sq.ft.per hr. per °F

↡ 0.2% offset