347 Stainless Steel

Type 347 stainless steel immune to high temperatures, high strength, stabilized by Columbium and Tantalum. Uses include exhaust manifolds, flash boilers, stack liners, firewalls, pressure vessels and boiler casings.

Products Offered

  • Wire Cloth
  • Perforated Metal
  • Expanded Metal
  • Bar Grating
  • Hex Metal

Principal Design Features: Similar to 321 stainless, 347 uses columbium as a stabilizing element to maximize its principal feature: resistance to intergranular corrosion. It can be used in applications requiring repeated heating in the range of 800 and 1650 F (427-899 C).

Applications: High temperature gaskets and expansion joints, rocket engine parts, aircraft collector rings and exhaust manifolds and chemical production equipment.

Machinability: Slightly tougher than 304 stainless, this material will produce the same tough stringy chips. The use of slow speeds and constant positive feeds will minimize this alloy’s tendency to work harden.

Welding: 347 may be welded by all commonly used fusion and resistance methods. Oxyacetylene welding is not recommended. When necessary, use AWS E/ER347 filler metal.

347 Chemistry

Carbon0.08 max
Chromium17 - 19
IronBalance
Manganese2 max
Nickel9 - 13
NiobiumMin:5 x C
Phosphorus0.045 max
Silicon1 max
Sulphur0.03 max

347 Physical Data

Density (lb / cu. in.)0.29
Specific Gravity8.03
Specific Heat (Btu/lb/Deg F - [32-212 Deg F])0.12
Electrical Resistivity (microhm-cm (at 68 Deg F))438
Melting Point (Deg F)2600
Modulus of Elasticity Tension28

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