Stainless Steel 316 Tube

Technical Data Sheet


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% Cr Ni Mn Si Mo C P S Ti
316 16-18 11-14 2.00 0.75 2-3 0.080 0.040 0.030 -
316L 16-18 10-15 2.00 0.75 2-3 0.035 0.040 0.030 -
316Ti 16.5-18 10.5-12 1.90 0.75 2-2.5 0.060 - - 0.3

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Tensile Strength Rm N/mm² Yield Strength Rp 0.2, N/mm²
% Elongation
Alloy 316 Tube 510-710 205 40
Alloy 316L Tube 460-690 190 40
Alloy 316Ti Tube 500-730 210 35

Stainless Steel 316, 316L and 316Ti are available in Capillary tube, Instrument tube, Precision tube and Hydraulic tube. Stainless Steel 316 tube, 316L tube, 316Ti tube and 316 LVM tube can also be supplied in Coiled Tube or Straight tube with a seamless or welded and drawn execution.

Stainless Steel 316 tube, 316L tube and 316Ti tube. Capillary tube can be either harddrawn (hardness 260-330 HV) or annealed (hardness <180 HV). The tolerances are according to DIN 17458/ISO 1127 D4/T3. We can also supply Welded/ Redrawn (in the same conditions).  

Capillary tubes can be supplied with various point styles : Blunt end - square cut /Chamfered edge / Radiused/ Tapered. Flat ground-point, Back cut bevel, Lancet level, Closed round end, Flared end and Threaded end.

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Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.