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Stainless Steel > 316

  • Composition: 316 stainless steel is an austenitic chromium-nickel stainless steel that contains between 2 and 3% molybdenum. The molybdenum content increases corrosion resistance, improves resistance to pitting in chloride ion solutions, and increases strength at high temperatures.
  • Properties:
    • Excellent corrosion resistance, even in chloride-rich environments.
    • Good weldability, formability, and toughness when cold-worked or heated.
  • Common Applications:
    • Marine Industry: Used extensively due to its corrosion resistance in saltwater environments.
    • Chemical Processing: Suitable for handling corrosive chemicals.
    • Food Service Industry: Used for food processing equipment.
    • Pharmaceutical Industry: Used for pharmaceutical equipment.
    • Architecture and Construction: Used in architectural elements and construction materials.
    • Medical Devices: Ideal for medical equipment due to its corrosion resistance.

Grade / Shape

Min (in)

Max (in)

Lengths (ft)

316 ROUND 0.5 8 10-12


Stainless Steel Bar Processing Services

  • Production Cutting
  • Special Cutting
  • Centerless Grinding
  • Machining
  • Straightening
  • Deburring

Peerless Steel cuts materials accurately to your ordered size with saw capacities up to 26" × 40", and multiple cutting, to any specified length.