Stainless steel, acknowledged for its versatility and durability, plays a crucial role in diverse industries. Within the spectrum of stainless steel grades, 321 stands out as a compelling option, offering impressive corrosion resistance, prolonged durability, and an attractive appearance.
Distinguished for its unique characteristics, Grade 321 stainless steel takes a prominent place in the stainless steel market. As an austenitic chromium-nickel alloy, it is well-regarded for its resilience and corrosion resistance. Commonly known as “18/10 Ti” stainless steel, reflecting its composition of 18% chromium, 10% nickel, and the addition of titanium, Grade 321 excels in applications where elevated temperatures are a consideration.
Grade 321 provides a reliable solution, ensuring durability and corrosion resistance in various industrial settings.
Key Benefits of 321
Corrosion Resistance: 321 stainless steel is renowned for its exceptional corrosion resistance, making it a preferred choice for applications in environments where exposure to corrosive elements is a constant challenge. This attribute is particularly valuable in industries such as aerospace, chemical processing, and automotive manufacturing.
Heat Resistance: With its titanium stabilization, 321 stainless steel exhibits remarkable heat resistance, maintaining its structural integrity even at elevated temperatures. This quality makes it suitable for applications in exhaust systems, high-temperature processing equipment, and other demanding settings.
Weldability and Formability: Unlike some high-carbon stainless steels, 321 stainless steel is easily weldable and formable. This characteristic enhances its versatility, allowing for the creation of complex structures and components with ease.
Our 321 Stock
Our 321 Stock ranges from 1MM to 65MM Thick – Available in Plates & Profiles to your requirements.
All our material is supplied fully certified with EN10204 3.1 or 3.2 certificates as needed. Additional client or third party inspections of material is also available on request with all our material.
We also have our own dedicated quality department that take regular audits of our products and internal processes to ensure that the highest of quality is maintained throughout. To demonstrate this, we are certified to ISO 9001.