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316 stainless steel bar

Unleash the potential of your projects with the versatility and durability of 316 Stainless Steel Bar

Strength, Corrosion Resistance, Durability - 316 stainless round bar

Unmatched quality of 316 Stainless Steel Bar

It possesses nearly identical physical and mechanical properties to 304 stainless steel, as well as similar chemical composition. This stainless steel is often considered one of the most suitable choices when selecting austenitic stainless steel for marine applications.

The main distinction is that 316 stainless round bar contains roughly 2% to 3% molybdenum. Corrosion resistance is improved, especially against chlorides and other industrial solvents.

Common Uses of 316 Stainless Steel Bar

  • Medical equipment where non-surgical steel
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Marine equipment
  • Pressure vessels
  • Outdoor site furnishings
  • Kitchens tools
  • Food processing

Properties of 316 Stainless Steel Bar

Physical Properties 


Electrical resistivity

Specific Heat 

Thermal conductivity 

Modulus of Elasticity

Melting Range 


0.799g/cubic centimeter

74 microhm-centimeters

0.50 kiloJoules/kilogram-Kelvin

16.2 Watts/meter-Kelvin

193 x 103 in tensionMPa

2,500–2,550 degrees Fahrenheit

Chemical Elements of 316 Stainless Steel Bar
















0.08 max.

2.00 max.

0.045 max.

0.03 max.

0.75 max.

0.10 max.


Forte-316 stainless steel bar

The Ultimate Bar for High-performance Industrial Applications 

316 stainless round bar is considered the ultimate bar for high-performance industrial applications due to its exceptional strength, corrosion resistance, and durability. This type of stainless steel bar is made up of a combination of chromium, nickel, and molybdenum, which gives it superior corrosion resistance compared to other types of steel.

In industrial applications where the bar is exposed to harsh chemicals, high temperatures, or high pressure, 316 stainless round bar is the go-to material. It is widely used in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and food processing industries, where cleanliness, durability, and resistance to corrosion are critical.

Furthermore, the316 stainless round bar is highly versatile, making it ideal for various industrial applications. It can be shaped and formed into different shapes, making it perfect for creating custom parts for machinery and equipment. Additionally, it can be welded and machined easily, which makes it a preferred choice for many industrial applications.

When it comes to high-performance industrial applications, 316 stainless round bar is the ultimate choice. It offers unmatched strength, durability, and resistance to corrosion, making it the go-to material for industrial applications that demand the highest level of performance and reliability.

Forte Precision Metals is here for you if you need an efficient steel round bar supplier and a centerless ground bar supplier who provides you with quality bar stocks! We work closely with our clients to ensure that their precision ground bars are delivered to the correct specifications.

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Forte Precision Metals provide Precision Ground Bars & Centerless Ground services nationally and worldwide
Forte Percision Metals, Inc.
9234 Parklane Ave. Franklin Park, IL 60131
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