304 – The trusted figure

Based on industry reports, 304 accounts for approximately 50% of all stainless steel used. The popularity of this material is due to an attractive combination of properties including a reasonable level of corrosion resistance, excellent weldability, and good formability.

The Outokumpu product portfolio comprises nine stainless steel ranges. Even though Core 304/4301 is considered the ‘workhorse grade’ there might be other stainless steels that offer even better value for specific applications. Choosing a grade for a project requires careful planning and expertise, yet results in an optimal solution for precise demands.

How to choose the right stainless steel grade? Discuss with an Outokumpu expert to choose the right stainless steel grade