Technical Data

ASC2250® LDX vs 300 Series vs 400 Series Stainless

COMPARISON CHART VALUESASC2250 LDX LEAN DUPLEX STAINLESS STEELSAE 304L and 316L COMMERICAL GRADE STAINLESS STEELSAE 410 and 416 COMMERICAL GRADE STAINLESS STEEL
Corrosion ResistanceExcellentGoodModerate
MachinabilityExcellentPoor/Gummy – will not hold bright finishGood
WeldabilityExcellentGoodModerate¹
StrengthExcellentPoor / Not hardenable by heat treatmentGood
Sour Service UseExcellentPoorAcceptable
Anti-GallingGoodPoor / Parts can seize and gallModerate / Parts can seize
Retained StressLess retained stressPoor / High degree of memoryModerate / High degree of memory
Wear ResistanceExcellentModerateGood/Further hardening diminishes
Shock ResistanceExcellentExcellentGood
Service Temperature800°F304L = 1100°F
316L = 1400°F
410 = 1100°F
416 = 1100°F
Tensile Strength (typ)94,000 PSI minimum304L = 70,000 PSI
316L = 75,000 PSI
410 = 120,000 PSI
416 = 124,000 PSI
Yield Strength (typ)65,000 PSI minimum304L = 25,000 PSI
316L = 30,000 PSI
410 = 90,000 PSI
416 = 110,000 PSI
Thermal HardenabilityNoNo²Yes
MagneticYesNoYes
Finish OptionsTGP Bearing-Fit, RTOSCenterless TGP, Cold DrawnHot Roll, TGP
Long Lengths AvailableYesNoYes

1416 Stainless Steel is a resulphurized grade. Welding to be avoided.

2Does not respond to heat treatment. Strain hardened or cold work only.