904L Stainless Steel
Principal Design Features: 904L is an austenitic stainless steel designed for moderate to high corrosion resistance. Its low carbon content improves cleanliness and weld strength.
Applications: Utility scrubber assemblies, acid and fertilizer production equipment.
Machinability: Slow speeds and positive feeds will minimize this alloy’s tendency to work harden and glaze. Use chip breakers where possible to overcome problems with long draggy chips.
Welding: Most common fusion and resistance methods may be employed. For maximum corrosion resistance, it is recommended to use filler metals of equal or higher alloy content.
|Chromium||19 – 23|
|Copper||1 – 2|
|Molybdenum||4 – 5|
|Nickel||23 – 28|
904L Physical Data
|Density (lb / cu. in.)||0.285|
|Specific Heat (Btu/lb/Deg F – [32-212 Deg F])||0.12|
|Electrical Resistivity (microhm-cm (at 68 Deg F))||480|
|Modulus of Elasticity Tension||28.4|
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