304 And 316 Series of Stainless Steel Flanges Comparison

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304 and 316 Series of Stainless Steel Flanges are often distinguished by properties over looks. In reality, they are both commonly used in daily life strategies. They do, however, have separate variations that need to be weighed before choosing each other.

 The Stainless Steel 304H Flanges

The most common stainless steel is 304H stainless steel. Steel contains the main non-iron components of chromium (between 15-20 percent) and nickel (between 2-10.5 percent). It is less conductive than carbon steel in terms of electricity and heat and is inherently non-magnetic. It has a higher corrosion resistance than standard steel and is generally used because of its ease in forming it into various forms.

In a wide variety of household and industrial applications, 304H stainless steel flanges are used, such as food handling and processing machinery, screws, system parts and headers.

The Stainless Steel 304L Flanges

The SS 304L flanges form the stainless steel family of versatile and commonly used items. As per customer specifications, we sell these 304L Stainless Steel Flanges in various sizes, thicknesses, and standards. In many applications, such as food processing equipment, architectural trims, chemical containers, heat exchangers, the marine industry and more, these SS Grade 304L flanges are available.

The 316H stainless steel

Stainless steel grade 316H and its flanges is a stainless steel austenitic steel  form known for its 2-3 percent molybdenum content. The added molybdenum makes the metal resistant to corrosion and, when exposed to high temperatures, increases strength. This grade of stainless steel is particularly efficient when used in an acidic environment. With this metal, corrosion caused by acetic, hydrochloric and other acid forms can be prevented.

It is an important metal used in the marine industry, especially in fields which require a great deal of resistance to wear and strength. In other cases that do not follow these requirements, other stainless steel types, such as 303, 304 and so on, are used.

Stainless Steel 316Ti Flanges 

SS 316Ti Flanges are titanium stabilized stainless steel products having high pitting corrosion resistance, mechanical strength, and weld-ability. In addition to titanium, these 316Ti flanges contain chromium-nickel-molybdenum, which gives it resistance to carbide precipitation. The SS 316Ti flanges are also considered to be marine-grade flanges, as they are also immune to sea-water and brackish water corrosion. The copper-nickel material, due to heavy wear and tear, prevents its corrosion. Stainless Steel 316Ti flanges execute properties that can be carried out through conventional welding purposes, such as strong weld-ability and fabric-ability.