DID YOU KNOW? Major Components of Stainless Steel

DYK-Stainless Steel Components

 

Nickel and Chrome are major components of stainless steel. The following breakdown shows the percent of nickel and chrome in two common types of stainless steel.

Nickel

304 & 304L: 8% – 12%

316 & 316L: 10% – 14%

Chrome

304 & 304L: 17.5% – 19.5%

316 & 316L: 16-18%