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  • Name: 904L / 1.4539 / N08904
  • Code: 112
  • Time: 2011-06-05
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904L Stainless Steel

 904L stainless steel bar ,pipe and plate. This grade is an austenitic stainless steel specification offering moderate to high corrosion resistance. Its high alloy composition offers good resistance to pitting and corrosion in a wide range of environments. The low carbon content of 904L improves its welding characteristics. The chromium, molybdenum and nickel contents of 904L provide a better chloride pitting corrosion resistance than that of 316 stainless in many environments.

 

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Related Specifications

1.4539 BS EN 10088 1 3 EN 10272 NACE MR0175
UNS ASTM A182 UNS ASME SB649 N08904


Analysis
Carbon 0.02% max Chromium 19.00-23.00%
Manganese 2.00% max Nickel 23.00-28.00%
Silicon 1.00% max Molybdenum 4.00-5.00%
Phosphorous 0.045% max Copper 1.00-2.00%
Sulphur 0.035% max    

Form of Supply

West Yorkshire Steel are suppliers and stockholders of round bar, sheet and plate in 904L stainless steel. Diameters can be supplied bandsaw cut to your requirements. Ground 904L stainless steel bar can be produced, providing a high quality precision ground stainless bar to your tight tolerances. Also available in plate which can be supplied as 904L plasma cut pieces. 

   
    Sheet Plate Diameter
 

Applications

904L is widely used in the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas industries. Typical applications include tanks, valves, heat exchangers, flanges and manifolds. The addition of copper to the composition of 904L aids its suitability for components such as tanks and other products used in handling sulphuric and phosphoric acid.


Corrosion Resistance

Where a level of resistance to pitting corrosion better than 316 is required 904L may be suitable. With its high nickel content at 25% it offers improved resistance to chloride stress corrosion cracking compared to other austenitic grades such as 304.


Welding

904L can be welded using common fusion and resistance methods. A more highly alloyed filler is recommended to give the optimum corrosion properties in the weld. We recommend you contact your welding consumables supplier who should provide you full assistance and information on welding 904L stainless steel.


Typical Physical Properties
Temp °C

 
Density 
Kg/m³
 
Mean Coefficient
of Thermal Expansion
 
Modulus 
of Elasticity

kg/mm
Electrical
Resistivity
Ωmm²/m
Specific Heat
J/kg
ºC
20 8.0 16.1x10-6 19500 0.85 500

Certification

Stainless steel 904L grade is available with BS EN 10204 3.1 mill certificate, please request when placing any orders.


Quality Assured Supply

904L stainless steel is supplied in accordance with our ISO 9001 : 2008 registration.


 

Contact Xinhairunda Steel with your enquiries for round bar in 904L stainless steel