Grade AISI 304 / EN 1.4301

Data sheet
DIN EN 10088-3
Grade AISI 304 / EN 1.4301


AISI 304 / EN 1.4301 is an austenitic steel with high corrosion resistance. This stainless steel grade has a very low magnetizability and is suitable for welding, forging and cold forming. Please note that the material has no resistance to intergranular corrosion when welded.
Processing options include cold upsetting and polishing.

Physical properties

Magnetizability: low

Density (kg/dm³): 7,9

Thermal conductivity (up to 20°C): 15

Electronic resistance at
room temperature (in Ω mm²/m): 0,73

Possible fields of application


automobile industry
chemical industry
construction industry
household appliance industry
vessel construction
and more


EN-grade 1.4301
EN-short name X5CrNi18-10
EN-standard 10088-3
AISI 304 *
B.S. 304S31 *
JIS SUS304 *
Microstructure austinite

(* in accordance with)

Heat treatment and hot forming


Solution heat treatment

1000-1100 °C

(cooling by air or water)


Hot forming

1200-900 °C

(cooling by air)



Grade AISI 304 / EN 1.4301 can be used for all common welding processes (with the exception of gas welding).

Please note: When welded, the material has no resistance to intergranular corrosion.

Data sheet as pdf

Please note: The information given in this data sheet has been compiled to the best of our knowledge and is based on the current version of the relevant standard. It is considered for reference only and we assume no liability for any errors.


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