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AISI 316 / 316L Stainless Steel Balls

AISI 316 / 316L Stainless Steel Balls

Austenitic stainless steel balls with higher corrosion resistance than the 304L series. As a standard practice at the Tolia group all stainless steel balls are supplied in a passivated condition. The high corrosion resistance makes this the perfect ball for the pharma and cosmetic industry.

Applications: Aerosol pumps (medical/pharmaceutical industries), grinding media, food industry, bearings, agricultural industry and automotive industry.

Chemical Composition

Type %C %Si %Mn %P %S %Cr %Ni %N
316 0.080 max 1.00 max 2.00 max 0.045 max 0.030 max 16.00-18.00 10.00-14.00 2.00-3.00
316L 0.030 max 1.00 max 2.00 max 0.045 max 0.030 max 18.00-20.00 8.00-10.50 0.100 max

International Standards and material codes

316 1.4401 Z6CND17.11 316S16 08KH16N11M3 0Cr17Ni12Mo2 SUS316
316L 1.4404 Z3CND17-11-02 316S11 03KH17N14M2 0Cr19Ni12Mo2 SUS316L

Technical Properties

Property Type U.o.M. Values U.o.M. Values
Hardness Mechanical [HRC] 10 - 25 (1)* [HRC] 25 - 39 (2)*
Ultimate tensile strength Mechanical [MPa] 550 - 1250 [psix10^3] 80 - 180


Property Description
Hardness* Balls can be supplied in the ANNEALED (Non Magnetic) condition (HRC 10-25) or COLD WORKED (Magnetic) condition (HRC 25-39).

Size Range/Grade selection

Product Size Range U.o.M. Grade Capabilities
Balls 3.00 mm to 76.20 mm [mm] GR.40 to GR.2000 as per any international standard.