Grade AISI 316L / EN 1.4404

Data sheet
DIN EN 10088-3
Grade AISI 316L / EN 1.4404

AISI 316L / EN 1.4404 is a stainless austenitic steel with very good corrosion resistance. This stainless steel grade has very low magnetizability, excellent welding properties and is suitable for cold forming. The material can be used at temperatures up to 550 °C.
The processing possibilities include cold heading and polishing.

Physical properties

Magnetizability: low

Density(kg/dm³) 8,0

Thermal conductivity (up to 20°C) 15

Electronic resistance at
room temperature (in Ω mm²/m) 0,75

Possible fields of application


automobile industry
construction sector
pressure vessel construction
aviation industry
food industry
and more



EN-grade 1.4404
EN-short name X2CrNiMol17-12-2
EN-standard 10088-3
AISI 316 L *
B.S. 316S11 *
Microstructure austinite

(* in accordance with)

Heat treatment and hot forming


Solution heat treatment 1020-1120 °C
(cooling by air or water)

Hot forming 1200-900 °C
(cooling by air)



Grade AISI 316L / EN 1.4404 can be used for all common welding processes (with the exception of gas welding) and without filler metals. Subsequent heat treatment is usually not required. The resistance to intergranular corrosion is not affected by welding.

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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