AISI 316LN Properties (Chem., Mech. & Rankings)


 

In this post I'll talk about AISI 316LN. First let's describe it and then have a look at its material's properties.

What is AISI 316LN?

AISI 316 LN is an austenitic chromium-nickel-molybdenum stainless steel in addition with nitrogen and boron.

Application

Pressure vessels and steam boilers, chemical industry.

UNS Number

S31653

Ok let's start with AISI 316LN Chemical Composition.

Chemical Composition

C, Carbon max.

0.030

Mn, Manganese max.

2.00

P, Phosphorus max.

0.045

S, Sulfur max.

0.030

Si, Silicon max.

0.75

Cr, Chromium

16.0–18.0

Ni, Nickel

10.0–14.0

Mo, Molybdenum

2.00–3.00

Learn more about Chemical Composition.

Now it's the mechanical properties turn:

Yield Strength

205 MPa

Learn more about Yield Strength.

Tensile Strength

515 MPa

Learn more about Tensile Strength.

Elongation (min.)

40 %.

Learn more about Elongation.

Hardness

217 HBW

Learn more about Hardness.

Density

7.9 g/cm3, 7900 kg/m3.

Learn more about Density.

Elastic Modulus

200 GPa.

Learn more about Elastic Modulus.

Poisson's ratio

0.28.

Learn more about Poisson's ratio.

Allowable Stress or Factor of Safety

Depends on the project (And its factor of safety).

Learn more about Allowable Stress or Factor of Safety.

AISI Ranking Research (Stainless Steel)

While engineers will often look for the cheapest material they can use, I took a different approach to material's selection to help newbie students.

I ranked materials according to their yield strengths and AISI 316LN currently ranks 53 in my yield strength index. This means there are other 52 materials that are more resistant.

Note: I've analysed 77 materials in order to create an yield strength index. Check my material's comparison post for more details.

AISI Classroom

Are you having trouble understanding the basics of AISI?

What is AISI: Classification and specification?

This video will walk you through:

References

ASTM A240 and other references.

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Equivalent Specifications

ASTM A182 Grade F316L ASTM A182 Grade F316LN ASTM A193 Grade B8MLN Class 1 ASTM A193 Grade B8MLN Class 1D

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