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Wire – Alloy 321 Stainless Steel

Wire – Alloy 321 Stainless Steel

Alloy 321 Stainless Steel

UNS N32100
W.Nr 1.4541

Applications

Annealing covers, High-temperature tempering equipment, Diesel and heavy-duty automotive exhaust, Firewalls, Stack liners, Boiler casings, Welded pressure vessels, Aircraft components, Bellows, Oil refinery equipment, Fasteners, Springs

Description

Type 321 is a stabilized austenitic stainless steel, similar to type 304, but alloyed with titanium for use in applications involving continuous or intermittent service at 800-1500°F (427-816°C). 321 stainless has excellent resistance to oxidation and intergranular corrosion, while also possessing good creep strength compared to other 300 series stainless steels. The alloy is strengthened only through cold work and can be fabricated, machined, and welded via most conventional processes.

Industries Supplied

Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Chemical Processing, Food Processing, Waste Treatment

Nominal Composition

C: 0.08 max
Mn: 2.0 max
Si: 0.75 max
P: 0.045 max
S: 0.030 max
Ni: 9.00 – 12.00
Cr: 17.0 – 19.0
Ti: 5*(C+N) – 0.70
N: 0.10 max
Fe: Bal min

Physical Properties

Density: 0.290 lb/in3, (8.09 g/cm3)

Modulus of Elasticity (E):
At 70°F (20°C): 28.0 x 103 ksi (193 GPa)

Modulus of Rigidity (G):
At 70°F (20°C): 11.2 x 103 ksi (78 GPa)

Coefficient of Expansion:
11.2 µin/in-°F (32-1500°F)
20.2 µm/m-°C (0-871°C)

Electrical Resistivity: 28.4 µohm-in, (72.0 µohm-cm)

Thermal Conductivity: 111 Btu-in/ft2-hr-°F (212°F), 16.0 W/m-°C (100°C)

Applicable Specifications

Wire & Bar: AMS 5689, 5645, ASTM A313, ASTM A580, NACE MR0175/ISO 15156

Typical Mechanical Properties

  • Annealed
    • Heat Treatment: 1750-2050°F (954-1121°C)
    • Tensile Strength: 80-110 ksi (552-758 MPa)
    • Suggested Operating Conditions: Up to 1500°F (816°C)
  • Spring
    • Heat Treatment: Stress Relieve 600-900°F (316-482°C)
    • Tensile Strength: 200 ksi min (1379 MPa)
    • Suggested Operating Conditions: Up to 550°F (228°C)

For further information Contact:

Email: wireinquiries@elgiloy.com
Phone: 1 847 695 1900
Elgiloy Specialty Metals – Wire Products
356 N.Cross Street
Sycamore, IL 60178 USA

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