Stainless steel 304 sheet

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What is a stainless steel 304 sheet?

Renowned for strength and resilience, this sheet comprises 18/8 steel, i.e., chromium and nickel in 18 and 8 percentages. A Stainless Steel 304 Sheet works in the food industry, machinery, and architecture. Buyers acquire it in many forms, such as a 304 stainless steel plate.

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What are some factors to consider when selecting a Stainless Steel 304 Plate?

Temperature, pressure, and required corrosion resistance are crucial criteria for a stainless steel 304 plate. Buyers should consider the finish, for example, a stainless steel 304 mirror finish cold rolled plate.

The design, dimensions, and production technique are also important. You can find a brushed 304 stainless steel strip made by hot or cold drawing. Finally, ensure the SS 304 sheet price fits your budget (roughly Rs. 300 per kilogram for 3-4mm). A ss 304 hairline finish sheet is pricier because of additional processing.

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What is the manufacturing process of an SS 304 Perforated Sheet?

The standard process uses a perforation roller with a rotary pin to punch perforations (hexagonal, oblong, etc.) An SS 304 perforated sheet needs continuous punching. Both cold rolled and a stainless 304 2B hot rolled plate can get perforated.

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Specification of stainless steel 304 sheet

Grade Other trade name & equivalent Length
300 Series, 304L
  • SUS 304
  • AISI 304
  • INOX 304
  • UNS S30400
Cut to size
Available Width in stock Thickness Brand Name
1000 to 6000 mm As per client need Imported, Jindal
Origin Tolerance of stainless steel 304 Sheet Delivery Time
Indian, Korean, USA, European ±1% 2-3 days
Surface finish Hardness Temper
  • RA (Roughness average)
  • BA(Bright annealed)
  • Sanitary finish
  • HL (Hairline finish)
  • 1D, 2D, NO.4, NO.1 finish
Soft, Spring Hard, Hard Annealed
Edge Value added service Packing
Slit and mill edge
  • Heat Treatment
  • Cladding
  • Annealed
  • Box skid
  • Flat skid
  • Ocean skid solid bottom
  • Shear box
  • Standard sea worthy packing
Standard Sample Werkstoff no
  • ASTM/ ASME (American)
  • Japanese industrial standards (JIS)
  • European standards (EN)
  • German standard (DIN)
  • Guojia biaozhun(GB)
Provide free sample 1.4301
Testing methods done Shape Application of 304 plate
  • Hardness test
  • Impact test
  • Tensile test
  • Fatigue mechanics test
Plate/sheet/strip
  • Industrial used
  • Textiles
  • Transportation
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Aerospace industry

304 stainless steel plate brand stock available

  • Imported
  • INOX
  • Bahrain
  • Dixin
  • Jindal
  • Sail
  • POSCO
304 stainless steel sheet in a range of dimensions and thicknesses, We can cut to size to your requirements

Types of stainless steel 304 shim plate

View 304 stainless steel plate weight chart

SS 304 sheet size chart

Size Thickness Thickness Surface Area per Unit weight Approx Weight per Sheet
inches mm kg/meter² lbs/ft² kg lbs
36 x 96 0.0178 0.45212 3.690792 0.756 8.22195 18.15
36 x 120 0.0178 0.45212 3.690792 0.756 10.27404 22.68
30 x 120 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 11.4156 25.20
48 x 96 0.0178 0.45212 3.690792 0.756 10.95807 24.19
36 x 96 0.0355 0.9017 7.381584 1.512 16.43937 36.29
48 x 120 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 18.26496 40.32
30 x 96 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 9.13248 20.16
48 x 96 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 14.61378 32.26
36 x 96 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 10.95807 24.19
48 x 144 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 21.92067 48.39
30 x 96 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 11.4156 25.20
36 x 120 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 17.1234 37.80
36 x 144 0.0235 0.5969 4.921056 1.008 16.43937 36.29
30 x 96 0.0355 0.9017 7.381584 1.512 13.69872 30.24
30 x 120 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 14.2695 31.50
36 x 144 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 20.55261 45.37
48 x 96 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 18.26496 40.32
36 x 96 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 13.69872 30.24
30 x 120 0.0355 0.9017 7.381584 1.512 17.1234 37.80
48 x 120 0.0291 0.73914 6.15132 1.260 22.83573 50.41

SS 304 2b finish polished plate weight chart

Thi0ckness Plate Weight per Unit Area Density
1/4″ 0.08 lbs/inch²56.245568 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
3/16″ 0.06000 lbs/inch²42.184176 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
1/2″ 0.161 lbs/inch²113.1942056 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
3/8″ 0.121 lbs/inch²85.0714216 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
3/4″ 0.235 lbs/inch²165.221356 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
5/8″ 0.196 lbs/inch²137.8016416 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
1″ 0.313 lbs/inch²220.0607848 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
1 1/4″ 0.391 lbs/inch²274.9002136 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
7/8″ 0.274 lbs/inch²192.6410704 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
1 3/4″ 0.549 lbs/inch²385.9852104 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
1 1/2″ 0.47 lbs/inch²330.442712 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
2″ 0.627 lbs/inch²440.8246392 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
2 1/2″ 0.784 lbs/inch²551.2065664 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
2 1/4″ 0.705 lbs/inch²495.664068 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
3″ 0.941 lbs/inch²661.5884936 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³
2 3/4″ 0.862 lbs/inch²606.0459952 kilogram/meter² 0.315 lbs/inch³8.72 gram/centimeter³

304 stainless steel sheet thickness chart

Thickness Gauge Thickness Tolerance
0.120″ | 3.05 mm 11 gauge ± 0.005
0.109″ | 2.78mm 12 gauge ± 0.009 | ± 0.23mm
0.063″ | 1.59mm 16 gauge ± 0.006 | ± 0.15mm
0.078″ | 1.98mm 14 gauge ± 0.007 | ± 0.18mm
0.025″ | 0.64 mm 24 gauge ± 0.003 | ± 0.08mm
0.050″ | 1.27mm 18 gauge ± 0.005 | ± 0.13mm
0.038″ | 0.95mm 20 gauge ± 0.004 | ± 0.10mm
0.031″ | 0.79 mm 22 gauge ± 0.004 | ± 0.10mm

Stainless steel 304 sheet surface finish

Standard Finish Types Thickness (milimeter) Width (milimeter) Length (milimeter)
SS 304 2B, No. 4 PE 0.70 914, 1219 1828, 2438
2B, No. 4 PE 0.55 914, 1219 1828, 2438
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE, BA PE 1.20 914, 1219, 1500 2438, 1828, 3048, 3000, 3658
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE, BA PE 0.90 914, 1219 1828, 2438
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE 1.60 914, 1219, 1500 2438, 1828, 3048, 3000, 3658
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE 2.00 914, 1219, 1500 2438, 1828, 3048, 3000, 3658
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE 1.50 914, 1219, 1500 2438, 1828, 3048, 3000, 3658
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE 2.50 914, 1219, 1500 2438, 1828, 3048, 3000, 3658
2B PE, 2B, No. 4 PE 3.00 914, 1219, 1500 2438, 1828, 3048, 3000, 3658

304 stainless steel sheet physical properties

Grade Elastic Modulus (GPa) Density of ss304 in kg/m3 Electrical Resistivity (nΩ.m) Thermal Conductivity (W/m.K) Mean Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (μm/m/°C) Specific Heat 0-100°C (J/kg.K)
at 100°C at 500°C 0-100°C 0-315°C 0-538°C
304 193 8000 720 16.2 21.5 17.2 17.8 18.4 500

AISI 304 perforated sheet chemical composition

Standard Si S C P Mn Ni Cr N
304

min.

max.

0.75

0.030

0.08

0.045

2.0

8.0

10.5

18.0

20.0

0.10

304 2b stainless steel sheet mechanical composition

Grade Yield Strength 0.2% Proof min Elongation (% in 50mm) min Tensile Strength min Hardness
Rockwell B (HR B) max Brinell (HB) max
304 205 MPa 40 515 MPa 92 201

Stainless steel 304 2b flat shim equivalent material

Standard UNS No Euronorm Old British Japanese JIS Swedish SS
No Name BS En
304 S30400 1.4301 X5CrNi18-10 304S31 58E SUS 304 2332

SUS 304 sheet value added service

  • Heat Treatment
  • Cladding
  • Annealed
  • Polish
  • Cutting
  • Forging
  • Minor Fabrication

AISI 304 plate cutting service

  • Plasma cutting
  • Laser cutting
  • Oxy propane flame cutting

UNS S30400 chequered plate dimension

Surface finish Width max (milimeter) Thickness (milimeter)
2E – Cold rolled, heat treated, mechanically descaled . 2032 0.4 to 8.0
2D – Cold rolled, heat treated, pickled . 1524 0.4 to 6.35
2B – Cold rolled, heat treated, pickled, skin passed . 2032 0.25 to 8.0
2R – Cold rolled, bright annealed . 1524 0.25 to 3.5
Polished, brushed . 1524 0.5 to 4.0
2H – Work hardened . 1524 0.4 to 6.35

304 2b SS sheet characteristics

  • Excellent ductility
  • Good hardness and strength
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • High hot strength
  • Excellent workability
  • Better toughness property
  • High impact resistance

Stainless steel 304 chequered plate testing methods

  • Flattening test
  • PMI test
  • Hardness test
  • Ultrasonic test
  • Radiography test
  • Flaring test
  • Eddy current test
  • Impact test
  • Bend test
  • IGC test
  • Macro and micro test
  • Hydrostatic test

304 stainless steel strip packing

  • Carton box
  • Wooden pallets
  • Shrink wrapped
  • Wooden crates
  • Wooden box

304 stainless steel perforated sheet documents

  • Material TC as per EN 10204 3.2, EN 10204 3.1 standards
  • TC certified NACE MR0103, NACE MR0175
  • Raw material TC
  • QAP
  • Heat treatment information
  • Packing notes

How can you calculate stainless steel 304 2B Flat Shim thickness?

Shims align parts effectively to limit wear and tear. An stainless steel 304 2B flat shim is generally 0.01mm to 3mm thick. Manufacturers may build up to an 18 gauge 304 stainless steel rolling plate per customer needs.

2B and a 304 2B finish polished plate are routine. A reliable method to calculate the thickness is to measure the air gap with a micrometer (screw gauge) and assess the number of shim plate SS 304 needed for the project.

Can a UNS S30400 perforated plate be used in corrosive environments?

These plates handle corrosion and oxidation under average exposure. A stainless hairline 304 sheet shows a high melting point (2,650°F) and tensile strength. However, an stianless steel 304 Perforated Sheets cannot withstand chloride environments. Using stainless steel 304 hairline finish trim strips is not advisable in marine environments.

What are the characteristics of an stainless steel 304 Perforated Sheet?

304 stainless steel plate has scores of benefits in controlling temperatures and minimising noise. Perforated stainless steel 304 2B finish rolling sheets work in agriculture, food, and architecture. A 304 SS sheet is coveted for durability and affordability.