304M – 1.4306

304M – 1.4306

304M – 1.4306

A minimum carbon content is what makes this very low carbon chromium-nickel Austenitic Stainless Steel different from the 304/304L.

Main features

A general purpose grade, good resistance to pitting and crevice corrosion, very good resistance to intergranular corrosion, good ductility, excellent weldability, good polishing ability.

Applications

  • Chemical engineering equipment
  • Food industry equipment
  • Dairy equipment
  • Piping and tubes
  • Welded structures
  • Cryogenic and food tanks and trailers
  • Storage vessels
304M – 1.4306

Norms

  • ASTM 304L
  • UNS S30403
  • EN 1.4306
  • IMDS ID 336813205

Chemical Composition

Typical values

  • C=0.025
  • Si=0.40
  • Mn=1.30
  • Cr=18.20
  • Ni=10.10

Alphanumerical designation X2CrNi19-11

Dimensional range

Coils, Sheets

  • Thickness: from 0.40 to 14 mm
  • Width: up to 2,000 mm

Discs

  • Thickness: from 0.38 to 2.50 mm
  • Diameter: from 15 to 1,000 mm

Precision Strip

  • Thickness: from 0.06 to 2.5 mm
  • Width: from 3 to 700 mm

Precision Sheet

  • Thickness: from 0.20 to 2.5 mm
  • Width: from 40 to 670 mm

Tubes

  • Thickness: from 0.80 to 2 mm
  • Diameter: from 8 to 80 mm

Flat Bars

  • Thickness: from 2 to 20 mm
  • Width: from 10 to 300 mm

Surface finishes

  • Hot rolled & Cold rolled
  • 1D, 2B, 2R, 2D, 2H, 2G (polished)

According to thickness.

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Aperam 304L/304M (1.4307/1.4306) - Low Carbon

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