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310 Alloy Description

Alloy 310 stainless is an austenitic stainless steel with a high nickel and chromium content which makes the alloy heat resistant with excellent resistance to oxidation under mildly cyclic conditions through 2000ºF. Its high chromium and nickel contents provide comparable corrosion resistance, superior resistance to oxidation and the retention of a larger fraction of room temperature strength than the common austenitic alloys like alloy 304. Stainless alloy 310 is often used at cryogenic temperatures, with excellent
toughness to -450°F.


Heat exchangers
Furnace parts, muffles and retorts, annealing covers
Food processing equipment
Cryogenic structures.
Chemistry Typical
Carbon: 0.25 max
Phosphorus: 0.045 max
Silicon: 1.50 max
Nickel: 19.00-22.00
Manganese: 2.00 max
Sulfur: 0.030 max
Chromium: 24.00-26.00
Molybdenum: 0.75 max
Copper: 0.50 max
Iron: Balance

Physical Properties

Density: .289 lb/in³, 8.00 g/cm³

Electrical Resistivity: ohm-cir-mil/ft:
At 70 °F (21°C): 469.0

Specific Heat: BTU/lb-°F (J/g-°C) 32-212°F (0-100°C): 0.12(0.5)

Thermal Conductivity: BTU-in/hr-ft²-°F (W/m•K):
32-212°F (0-100°C): 112 (16.2)

Mean Coefficient of Thermal Expansion: µin/in-°F (µm/m-°C)
32-212 °F (0-100 °C): 8.78(15.8)
32-599 °F (0-315 °C): 9.00(16.2)
32-1000 °F (0-540 °C): 9.39(16.9)
32-1200 °F (0–650 °C): 10.6(19.1)

Modulus of Elasticity: KSI (MPa)
28-29 x 10³ (193-200 x 10³) in tension

Magnetic Permeability, H = 200: Annealed ≤ 1.008

Melting Range: 2550-2650 °F (1400-1455°C):

Mechanical Properties at Room Temperature

Properties: Annealed Typical

Ultimate Tensile Strength: 70 KSI min (482 MPa min)
Yield Strength: 30 KSI min (206MPa min )
Elongation: 40 % min

Properties: Tempered

Alloy 310 can be supplied in various rolled to temper conditions. Contact Ulbrich Wire with

Additional Properties

Corrosion Resistance

Refer to NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) for recommendations.
Standard Wire Finishes Extra Clean: (XC) Extra clean is also referred to as “bright annealed” or “bright annealed and cold rolled”
Grease (round wire only): Drawn in a heavy grease produces an “Ultra bright” finish for decorative applications
Soap (round wire only): Soap is used as a lubricant in the drawing process andis not removed. It acts as a lubricant during customer part forming operation. A soap finish is available in tempered products.
Plated: Many plating options are available.
Special finishes are available: Contact Ulbrich Wire Sales with special finish and plating requests


Continuous Coils
Cut to lengths
Precision cutting
Heat Treatment
Alloy 310 is non hardenable by heat treatment.


For best results refer to: SSINA’s “Welding of Stainless Steels and Other Joining Methods”.

Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranty: In no event will Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Special Metals, Inc., be liable for any damages arising from the use of the information included in this document or that it is suitable for the ‘applications’ noted. We believe the information and data provided to be accurate to the best of our knowledge but, all data is considered typical values only. It is intended for reference and general information and not recommended for specification, design or engineering purposes. Ulbrich assumes no implied or express warranty in regard to the creation or accuracy of the data provided in this document.

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