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Austenitic Type Stainless Steel

 

Characteristics·Applications

※NSS is Nisshin steel co.,ltd 's original standard.

Classification Type Characteristics Applications
SUS
(JIS)
NSS
Austenitic
Type
301  
High strength can be obtained by skinpass.
steel belts,
metal gasket,
springs
301L  
High strength can be obtained by skinpass.Highly resistant to intergranular corrosion.
railway rolling stock
304  
Typical austenitic stainless steel.
sundries,kitchen utensils
LNG tanks, others
(304Cu) 304S
Soft and amenable to deep drawing.
sundries
  304ES
Amenable to deep drawing,cold forging and shape freezing, etc.
deep drawing sensor case,
flange
XM7  
Cold working increased by adding copper to type 304.
sundries, used for cold heading
  XM7
Cold working increased by adding copper to type 304.
sundries, used for cold heading
  304M2
Amanable to deep drawing and stretch forming.
sundries, door knobs,
sink bowls
  304M3
Amenable to high speed bulging expanding.
gas burner parts
304L  
Lower carbon content than type304,high resistance to intergranular corrosion.
oil refinery,
papermaking equipment
304N1  
Strength increased by adding nitrogen to type304 while keeping its ductility.
high strength material for construction,
colored fume pipe
305  
Less work hardenability than type304.
used for spinning,
cold heading
  305M1
Extreme deep drawing is possible.Slightly magnetized after forming.
TV electron guns,
electronic parts
  305M3
High spring characteristics and high strength with no magnetism.
magnetic head cover
  302B
More oxidation resistant than type302,
equal in oxidation resistance and strength with type310S under 900℃.
automotive exhaust gas purifiers
(XM15J1) ER-1
Equal in oxidation resistance with type309S (high quality oxidation resistant steel).
automotive exhaust gas purifiers
material for burning part
  ER-4
High temperature salt corrosion resistance and chloride molten salt corrosion resistance.
automotive flexible tube,
incinerator
310S  
High quality oxidation resistant steel.
nitric acid tanks,
burning chamber parts
316  
Highly corrosion resistant.Slightly magnetized after forming.
chemical and paper industry equipment
VTR guide rollers
316L  
Lower carbon content than type316,highly resistant to intergranular corrosion.
chemical,paper,dye
and fertilizer industry equipment
(315J2) SCR
Resistant to stress corrosion cracking and has equal crevice corrosion resistance with type 316.
Boilers and electric water heaters,
indoor plumbing

Usage examples

Laser processed goods:SUS304 3/4H

Laser processed goods:SUS304 3/4H

Smokeless Roaster:NSS304ES

Smokeless Roaster:NSS304ES

Chemical Composition

※NSS is Nisshin steel co.,ltd 's original standard.

Classfication Type Chemical Composition(%)
SUS
(JIS)
NSS C Ni Cr Mo Others
Austenitic
Type
301 ≦0.15 6.00~8.00 16.00~18.00
301L ≦0.03 6.00~8.00 16.00~18.00 N≦0.20
304 ≦0.08 8.00~10.50 18.00~20.00
(304Cu) 304S ≦0.08 8.00~10.50 18.00~20.00
304ES ≦0.03 7.00~9.00 16.00~18.00 Cu:2.80~3.80
(XM7) XM7 ≦0.05 8.50~10.00 18.00~20.00 Cu:2.50~4.00
304M2 ≦0.03 6.50~8.50 15.50~17.50 Cu:1.50~2.50
304M3 ≦0.06 6.40~8.00 15.00~17.00 Cu:1.50~2.50
304L ≦0.03 9.00~13.00 18.00~20.00
304N1 ≦0.08 7.00~10.50 18.00~20.00 N:0.10~0.25
305 ≦0.12 10.50~13.00 17.00~19.00
305M1 ≦0.08 11.00~13.00 15.00~17.00 Mn:2.00~4.00
305M3 ≦0.08 11.00~13.50 18.00~20.00 Mn:2.00~4.00
N:0.10~ 0.20
 
302B ≦0.15 8.00~10.00 17.00~19.00 Si:2.00~3.00
(XM15J1) ER-1 ≦0.07 12.00~13.50 18.50~20.00 Nb:0.05~0.20
Si:3.00~4.00
ER-4 ≦0.07 12.00~13.50 16.00~18.00 2.00~3.00 Si:2.00~3.00
310S ≦0.08 19.00~22.00 24.00~26.00
316 ≦0.08 10.00~14.00 16.00~18.00 2.00~3.00
316L ≦0.03 12.00~15.00 16.00~18.00 2.00~3.00
(315J2) SCR ≦0.07 11.50~13.50 18.00~19.50 0.50~1.50 Cu:1.50~2.50
Si:2.50~4.00

Physical·Mechanical Properties

※NSS is Nisshin steel co.,ltd 's original standard.

Classifi
cation
Type Physical Properties Mechanical Properties
SUS
(JIS
)
NSS Modulus of elasticity
X103N/mm2
Specific gravity g/cm3 Average modulus of thermal expansionX10-6 cm/cm/℃ Thermal conductivity
W/m・℃
Hardness test Tensile test
HRB HV Yield strength N/mm2 Tensile
strength N/mm2
Elongation
%
20~100℃ 100℃

Austenitic
Type

301 194 7.93 16.9 16.3 ≦95 ≦218 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
301L 194 7.93 16.9 16.3 ≦95 ≦218 ≧215 ≧550 ≧45
304 194 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦90 ≦200 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
(304Cu) 304S 194 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦90 ≦200 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
304ES 199 7.93 17.2 15.1 ≦90 ≦170 ≧155 ≧450 ≧40
(XM7) XM7 194 7.93 17.3 16.7 ≦90 ≦200 ≧205 ≧510 ≧40
304M2 187 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦86 ≦175 ≧335 ≧660 ≧50
304M3 187 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦90 ≦200 ≧180 ≧500 ≧40
304L 194 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦90 ≦200 ≧175 ≧480 ≧40
304N1 194 7.93 16.9 16.3 ≦95 ≦220 ≧275 ≧550 ≧35
305 197 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦90 ≦200 ≧175 ≧480 ≧40
305M1 194 7.93 17.3 16.3 ≦90 ≦200 ≧175 ≧480 ≧40
305M3 193 7.93 16.5 - ≦95 ≦220 ≧275 ≧550 ≧35
302B 194 7.93 16.2 15.8 ≦95 ≦220 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
(XM15J1) ER-1 182 7.75 15.5 14.6 ≦95 ≦220 ≧255 ≧520 ≧45
ER-4 182 7.95 14.5 - ≦95 ≦220 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
310S 205 7.98 14.4 14.1 ≦90 ≦200 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
316 194 7.98 16.0 16.0 ≦90 ≦200 ≧205 ≧520 ≧40
316L 193 7.98 16.0 16.0 ≦90 ≦200 ≧175 ≧480 ≧40
(315J2) SCR 194 7.75 16.7 16.0 ≦95 ≦220 ≧255 ≧520 ≧45

When NSS and SUS overlap, NSS standard (an ingredient, a characteristic) has priority to display.


Surface Finish

※NSS is Nisshin steel co.,ltd 's original standard.

Classification JIS NSS Finish
Hot-rolled
products
N0.1  
Heat-treated and pickled after hot rolling.
  CG
Given No.1 finish and polished with any of endless belts specified in JIS R6001,but not degreased.
Cold-rolled
products
N0.2D  
Heat-treated and pickled after cold rolling.
  NO.2DR
Heat-treated,pickled and lightly cold-rolled by dull rolls after cold rolling.
NO.2B  
Heat-treated,pickled and lightly cold-rolled to obtain appropriate luster surface after cold rolling.
N0.3  
Polished with endless belt of No.100 to 120 specified in JISR6001.
N0.4  
Polished with endless belt of No.150 to 180 specified in JISR6001.
#240  
Polished with endless belt of No.240 specified in JISR6001.
#320  
Polished with endless belt of No.320 specified in JISR6001.
#400  
Polished with endless belt of No.400 specified in JISR6001.
  N0.9
Polished with endless belt numbered over 320.
BA  
Given high-luster finish and subjected to bright heat treatment after cold rolling.
HL  
Polished with abrasives No.80 to 150 specified in JIS R6001 to obtain continuous streaks.
  N0.7
Buffed so that reflectivity is higher, compared to #400 finish.
  N0.8
Given BA finish and polished with cotton buff to obtain high reflectivity.
  Emboss
Provided with irregularities on one side by cold rolling (both sides can be embossed).

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