Stainless Steel

Type 316(*)

Chemical Composition

Chrome Nickel Carbon Magnesium Silicon Molybdenum
16-18% 10-14% .08% max 2% max .75% max 2-3%

Mechanical Properties

Yield (min)
Tensile (min)
Elongation (min)
(in 2")
Hardness (max)
30,000 75,000 40% 95 (Rb)


* Type 316 is produced in various carbon levels. We stock both T316 and T316L (low carbon) in a wide range of gauges and finishes.
** 316L has a carbon content of .03% max.

Note: T316, type 316 and grade 316 are interchangeable terms for 316 stainless steel. T316L, type 316L and grade 316L are interchangeable terms for 316L stainless steel.

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

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