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X5CrNiMo17-12-2 – Austenitic Stainless Steel

X5CrNiMo17-12-2 is an austenitic stainless steel that offers a high resistance to corrosion due to the inclusion of Molybdenum within it’s chemical composite. In particular it’s resilience to chloride substances makes it suitable for use within salt water environments.


SUS 316
AISI 316


Element Min Max
C (Carbon) 0.07%
Cr (Chromium) 16.5% 18.5%
Mn (Manganese) 2%
Mo (Molybdenum) 2% 2.5%
N (Nitrogen) 0.11%
Ni (Nickel) 10% 13%
P (Phosphorus) 0.045%
S (Sulphur) 0.015%
Si (Silicon) 1%
Mechanical Properties Min Max
Ultimate Tensile Strength (UTS) 500 MPa 700 Mpa


Typically used within the Marine, brewing, pretochemical, pharmaceuticals and Food processing industries, common applications of X5CrNiMo17-12-2 include but are not limited to; Pressure Vessels, Valves, Flanges and fittings, heat exchangers, condensers, filters etc.

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