Stainless Steel

Type 304(*)

Chemical Composition

Chrome Nickel Carbon** Magnesium Silicon
18-20% 8-10.5% .08% max 2% max .75% max

Mechanical Properties

Yield (min)
Tensile (min)
Elongation (min)
(in 2")
Hardness (max)
30,000 75,000 40% 92 (Rb)


* Type 304 is produced in various carbon levels. We stock T304, T304L (low carbon) and T304H (high carbon) in a wide range of gauges and finishes.
** 304L has a maximum carbon content of .03%. 304H has a carbon content between .04% and .08%

Note: T304, type 304 and grade 304 are interchangeable terms for 304 stainless steel. T304L, type 304L and grade 304L are interchangeable terms for 304L stainless steel.

For availability, please visit our inventory pages or contact Scott Stainless Steel, Inc. by phone, fax or email.

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ISO 9001:2008

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Type 300
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