Standards

Mostly, Stainless Europe stainless steel grades are in accordance with European and international standards. You can find a short extract of the most used standards below. For any question about our grades and standards, please contact your usual Stainless Europe correspondant.

European standards

Standards Title
A 36-711 Stainless steel intended for use in contact with foodstuffs, products and beverages for human and animal consumption. This standards complies with the French Arrêté - JO 13th January 1976
EN 10088-2 Stainless steels, part 2 : Technical delivery conditions for sheet/plate and strip of corrosion resisting steels for general purposes
EN ISO 9445 Continuously cold-rolled stainless steel - Tolerances on dimensions and form
EN 10028-7 Flat products of steels for pressure purposes, part 7 : Stainless steels (Harmonised standard with the European Directive 97/23-CEE and associated with PED)
EN 10095 Heat resisting steels and nickel alloys
EN 10051 Continuously hot-rolled uncoated plate, sheet and strip of non-alloy and alloy steels. Tolerances on dimensions and shape

American standards

Standards number Title
ASTM A167 Standard specification for stainless and heat-resisting chromium-nickel steel plate, sheet, and strip.
ASTM A 240 / A240M Standard specification for heat-resisting chromium and chromium-nickel stainless steel plate, sheet, and strip for pressure vessels and general applications.
ASTM A480 / A480M Standard specification for general requirements for flat-rolled stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet, and strip.
ASME SA-240 Specification for heat-resisting chromium and chromium-nickel stainless steel plate, sheet, and strip for pressure vessels.
ASME SA-480 / 480M Specification for general requirements for flat-rolled stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet, and strip.