303 Stainless Steel

A grade of stainless steel with an increased amount of sulphur providing for a free machining variation of Type 302 or Type 304 and is used in automatic machining operations. Corrosion resistant to atmospheric exposure, sterilizing solutions and most organic/inorganic chemicals, dyes, nitric acid and food.

Specifications (typical, but not limited to):
  • AMS 5640
  • ASTM A581/582
  • ASTM A320
  • AMTS A580
Generally Available Forms:
  • Round bar
  • Square bar
  • Hexagon bar