302 Stainless Steel Balls

302 Stainless Steel balls provides extreme toughness and corrosion resistance from oxidizing solutions and many organic compounds in an unhardened state. In its annealed condition it withstands attacks by foodstuffs, dyes, sterilizing solutions and nitric acid. Not recommended for sulfuric or halogen applications. 302 is slightly magnetic.


Material Analysis

Carbon 0.15% max.
Manganese 2.00% max.
Phosphorus 0.045% max.
Sulfur 0.030% max.
Silicon 1.00% max.
Chromium 17.00 to 19.00%
Nickel 8.00 to 10.00%
Nitrogen 0.10% max.
Copper (type HQ) 3.00 to 4.00%


Mechanical Properties

Tensile strength 100,000 to 180,000 psi
Yield strength 50,000 to 150,000 psi
Elongation in Two Inches 55 to 60%
Reduction in Area 55 to 65%
Modulus of Elasticity 29,000,000 psi
Density .286 lbs/cubic inch

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