316 Stainless Steel Plate

From heavy rains and massive swells to salty air and corrosive chemicals, maritime and processing environments regularly encounter harsh conditions at sea and onshore. Better protect your application from degradation with high-quality 316 stainless steel plate from Dix Metals.

316 stainless steel plate is an austenitic alloy with increased nickel and molybdenum content that demonstrates superior corrosion-resistant properties. Additionally, it provides excellent elevated temperature tensile, creep and stress-rupture strength capabilities, as well as outstanding formability and weldability. This material type has lower carbon content than other alloys, making it very popular for heavy-gauge welded applications.

Applications for 316 Plate

Regularly used in coastal areas, marine applications subject to sea sprays, industrial equipment exposed to corrosive chemicals and any area with high chloride exposure, 316 stainless steel plate is commonly called marine-grade material. As the most corrosion-resistant member of the stainless steel family, however, this alloy is ideal for a variety of processes across a wide array of business sectors. Examples include:

  • Laboratory instruments
  • Rubber and plastic manufacturing processes
  • Boats, ships and oceangoing vessel components
  • Pharmaceutical applications
  • Heat exchangers
  • Chemical processing equipment
  • Marine applications
  • Coastal area structures
  • Liquid processing equipment
  • Condensers, evaporators and tanks
  • Food preparation equipment
  • Architectural accents
  • Aerospace parts

Plate Sizes

Ensure your facility has a reliable supply of 316 stainless steel plate by partnering with Dix Metals. Headquartered in California, we concentrate on the delivery of precision-ground, Machine Ready blanks tailored for each customer’s distinctive process. This material type is commonly stock thicknesses ranging from .190 to 1.000 inches.

Other thickness available up to 6.000 inches.

Plate Services

At Dix Metals, we utilize relationships to offer superior metal products to customers at affordable prices. We also want to help them succeed by optimizing their supply chain with reliable in-house pre-machining processes. Our value-added service offerings include:

Providing clients with quality products is our utmost priority. An ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 rev. D certified company, we are committed to exceeding customer expectations in the acquisition, preparation, pre-machining and final delivery of high-quality metals.

From helping develop a custom 316 stainless steel plate solution to meeting quick turnaround needs, Dix Metals has you covered. Contact us today to order.

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