Austenitic stainless steels offer:

  • Improved weldability
  • Resistance to a great variety of corrosives
  • Good castability, machinability, weldability
  • Improved strength at elevated temperatures

Typical uses and applications for austenitic stainless steels include:

  • Paper pulp solutions and nitric acids
  • Hot sulfuric acids
  • Dilute hydrochloric acid and hot chloride solutions
  • Nitric-hydrofluoric pickling solutions