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The chemical composition of Stainless Steel 316 Channels includes iron, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, manganese, silicon, nitrogen, and carbon. The most notable element is chromium, which gives the material its corrosion resistance. Chromium makes up about 16-18% of the steel, with nickel accounting for around 10-14%. The high nickel content of Stainless Steel 316 also gives it high resistance to stress-corrosion cracking and good formability. Molybdenum is added to enhance its pitting resistance, while nitrogen is added to improve its strength and toughness. The carbon content of the steel is usually no more than 0.03%.

SS 316 channels are widely used for applications that require high resistance to corrosion, heat, and chemical damage. These channels are made of an alloy of iron, chromium, nickel, molybdenum, and nitrogen, making them highly resistant to corrosion and oxidation. The high nickel content in the alloy gives it excellent resistance to chloride ion stress corrosion cracking, making it suitable for use in harsh environments such as marine, petrochemical, and chemical processing industries. The high molybdenum content also gives it excellent pitting resistance, making it suitable for harsh corrosive environments. The high chromium content provides excellent resistance to heat, making it ideal for high-temperature applications.

FAQ's for Stainless Steel 316 Channels

The difference between 316 and 316L is the amount of carbon contained in each grade. 316L has a lower carbon content, making it easier to weld but less resistant to high temperatures.

Yes, 316 stainless steel has excellent resistance to corrosion and is often used in harsh, corrosive environments such as chemical processing and marine applications.

Price is based on the various factors, in general, it starts from INR 230/Kg to INR 280/Kg

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