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Stainless Steel ER 385 (904L)


Technical Data Sheet

 

Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% C Mn Si Cr Ni S P Mo Cu
ER 385 0.025 max 1-2.5 0.50 max 19.5-21.5 24-26 0.03 max 0.02 max 4.2-5.2 1.2-2

Alloy ER 385 (904L) is used for welding materials of similar chemical composition, which are used for fabrication of equipment and vessels for handling of sulfuric acid and many chloride containing media. This filler metal may also find applications for joining Type 317L material where improved corrosion resistance in specific media is needed. In order to reduce the propensity for fissuring and hot cracking, the low melting constituents such as carbon, silicon and phosphorus are controlled to lower levels in this alloy.

Typical Mechanical Properties

Material Ultimate Tensile Strength Offset Yield Strength 0.2 % Elongation (%)
psi MPa psi MPa
ER 385 (904L) 87,000 600 59,450 410 36


Availability
Alloy ER 385 (904L) is a Stainless Steel TIG, MIG and SUB-ARC wire used for welding. For all stock availability contact Sales.

Specifications
AWS 5.9
ASME SFA 5.9
AWS ER 385
UNS N08904

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Disclaimer
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.