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Stainless Steel 316L

316L steel is an austenitic steel with an excellent mix of physical and mechanical properties combined with excellent chemical resistance. It is not magnetic and has lower electrical and thermal properties than other carbon steels.

  • Fantastic chemical resistance

  • Ease of production and processing similar to 304 steel

  • Higher cost than 304 steel

316L steel combines excellent mechanical properties and good workability with one of the best chemical resistances in the steel family. It has a lengthy resistance to most chemicals, salts and acids, as well as in challenging environments such as the marine environment. The chemical resistance also makes it compatible to be used in medical applications both instrumental and engineering.

  • Processing:
    • CNC Lathing
    • CNC Fresatura
    • CNC Foratura
  • Alternative nomenclature:
    • 1.4404
    • X2CrNiMo17
    • 12
    • 2
  • Price range:
  • Ideal for:
    • Rows and Housings
    • Pistons Pumps Valves
    • Containers
    • Tubes and Tanks
    • Functional Parts
    • Medical Prosthetics

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Finishes available for Stainless Steel 316L

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Application Sectors

Automotive sector
Industrial sector
Chemical sector

Production technologies

Lathing
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The production of axial symmetrical components with dedicated turning centres, means a reduction in costs and provides the best possible product for customers
Milling
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CNC milling entails the controlled removal of material using a milling cutter, the geometry of which determines the type of processing and the shape that can be created. The ability to move the cutter in a controlled and autonomous way from a computer makes it possible to automate production and use ...
Drilling
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CNC drilling is a process that, together with other operations such as centring the holes, boring, threading, countersinking, boring and tapping, unlike other processes, are not ...

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