Porous AISI 316L stainless steel: Characteristics

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Grade Material Chemical
composition
Porosity
(% by
volume)
Ring
tensile
strength (MPa)
Other characteristics
SS2 Sintered austenitic food grade AISI 316L stainless steel Cr: 16-18%
Ni: 11-14%
Mo: 2-3%
C: < 0.03%
Others: 2% max.
Fe: Rest
32 140 Suitable for strongly oxidizing environments

Suitable for contact with food or sanitary water

Maximum working temperature: 600°C in an oxidizing atmosphere, 850°C in a reducing atmosphere

Coefficient of linear expansion: 12·10-6 K-1
SS4 36 130
SS6 37 120
SS8 40 110
SS10 40 100
SS15 41 75
SS25 46 40
SS40 50 25
SS50 55 15
SS60 58 10
Grade Filtering efficiency
x(T=98%) (µm)
Bubble point Permeability coefficient
α (10-12 m2)
Pressure ΔP (mbar) Maximum pore size (µm)
SS2 2 98 9 0,2
SS4 4 77 12 0,3
SS6 6 54 17 0,5
SS8 8 49 19 0,8
SS10 10 29 32 1,1
SS15 15 24 38 1,7
SS25 25 14 66 3,3
SS40 40 10 92 4,9
SS50 50 8 118 5,8
SS60 60 7 129 9,1

Typical values obained from isostatically-compacted filters.

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