304 Stainless Steel Balls

304 Stainless Steel balls are an austentistic, unhardened stainless steel with excellent resistance to corrosion by oxidizing agents, most organic chemicals, food stuffs and sterilizing solutions. 304 Stainless Steel has a lower carbon content than 302 Stainless Steel. 304 is slightly magnetic. Ask us about our special packaging for surface protection.


Material Analysis

Carbon 0.07% max.
Silicon 1.00% max.
Manganese 2.00% max.
Phosphorous 0.045% max.
Sulfur 0.030% max.
Chromium 17.00 to 20.00% max.
Molybdenum —–
Nickel 8.50 to 10.50% max.


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

The information on this web site is intended for guidance only. Since we gathered technical data from various technical sources, the actual mechanical and physical properties will vary from one lot of material to the next. Therefore, we accept no liability for deficiencies or damages arising from the use of this data, and customers should determine the suitability of a material or product by conducting practical tests under realistic conditions.

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