Stainless Steel 304L

 

Stainless Steel 304L is a low carbon steel with improved corrosion properties. It us particularly useful as a low temperature resistance wire with high strength.

 

Available in sizes down to 0.10 mm.

 

 

Physical and Mechanical Properties

 

 

Units

 

Maximum continuous operating temperature in air

°C

300

Nominal composition

%

Ni 9.5

Cr 18.8

Fe 69.6

Mn 1.47

Si 0.52

C < 0.03

Density at 20°C

g/cm³

7.93

Resistivity at 20°C

µWcm

70

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance, 20 – 100°C

1/K

0.001

Coefficient of thermal expansion, 20 – 300°C

1/K

20 x 10-6

Thermal conductivity at 20°C

W/mK

13

Specific heat capacity at 20°C

kJ/kgK

0.49

Melting point (approx.)

°C

1390

Tensile strength Rm, 0.5 mm wire – annealed

N/mm²

670

Elongation at break, 0.5 mm wire - annealed

%

> 20

 

The figures given in this table represent nominal or typical values.

  

Information contained within this technical data sheet is based upon the general experience of Scott Precision Wire Ltd and is believed to be correct at the time of issue. 

No warranty is given or is to be implied from  the details above. 

Customers are advised to carry out independent tests in order to determine the suitability of any Scott Precision Wire Ltd product for an application.

 


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