Jaway Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel Grades

Please refer to the table below for details of the properties, features and application of various Austenitic and Ferritic grades of steel available.


Grade

Cold Forming

Welding

Corrosion Resistance

Max Service Temp. (oC)

Special Features

Typical Applications

Austenitic Steel Grades

304 S11 (1.4307)

V

E

V

400

Low carbon for improved welding

Boilermaking, nuclear & heat exchanges

304 S15 (1.4301)

V

V

G

400

Standard sheet metalworking grade similar to 304 S31

Catering, food, brewery, dairy & ducting industries

304 S16 (1.4306)

E

V

G

400

Deep drawing quality

Sinks, holloware trade

304 S31 (1.4301)

G

V

G

400

Standard sheet metalworking grade similar to 304 S15

Catering, food, brewery, dairy & ducting industries

321 S31 (1.4541)

G

E

V

800

T.I. stabilised for reduced weld decay at high tempreatures

Boilermaking, heat resistors, aeronautics & pipes

316 S11 (1.4404)

V

E

E

400

Low carbon for improved welding and corrosion resistance

chemical works, marine, brewery & food industries, road tankers

316 S31 (1.4401)

G

V

E

400

Corrosion resistance

chemical works, marine, brewery & food industries, road tankers

310 S24 (1.4845)

F

V

V

1100

High service temperature resistance

Furnace work

Ferritic Steel Grades

430 S17 (1.4016)

G

G

F

800

Standard sheet metalworking grade for low quality applications

Decorative household items & ducting

E=Excellent; V=Very Good; G=Good; F=Fair; P=Poor; N=Not Recommended