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BS EN 10088-2 is the material standard for stainless steel sheet, plate and strip for general purposes. The current edition was published in October 2014. There have been 14 new grades added compared to the 2005 edition and the compositions of 3 grades have been changed including 2 austenitic grades (1.4371, 1.4597) and one duplex grade (1.4362). LAST UPDATED 13th November 2014.
The new grades added include austenitic grades 1.4618, 1.4376, 1.4640, 1.4646, austenitic-ferritic (duplex) grades
1.4162, 1.4662, 1.4482, 1.4062 and ferritic grades 1.4600, 1.4607, 1.4611, 1.4613, 1.4630, 1.4634.
BS EN 10028-7 is the material standard for stainless steel sheet, plate and strip for pressure purposes. The current edition was published in December 2007. The grades are mostly a subset of the grades covered in BS EN 10088-2 for general purposes. There are also a number of creep resisting steels from BS EN 10302. The chemical composition of stainless steel grades covered in the this standard are:
Ferritic 1.4003 1.4516 1.4520 1.4510 1.4513 1.4521 1.4526 1.4509
Martensitic 1.4313 1.4418
Austenitic 1.4318 1.4307 1.4306 1.4315 1.4311 1.4301 1.4541 1.4550 1.4335 1.4404 1.4406 1.4401 1.4466 1.4571 1.4580 1.4432 1.4429 1.4436 1.4435 1.4434 1.4438 1.4439 1.4563 1.4539 1.4537 1.4547 1.4529
Duplex 1.4362 1.4462 1.4507 1.4410 1.4501
Creep Resisting 1.4910 1.4941 1.4948 1.4950 1.4951 1.4958 1.4959 1.4961
BS EN 10088-3 is the material standard for stainless steel long products for general purposes. The current edition was published in October 2014. There have been 15 new grades added compared to the 2005 edition and the compositions of 2 grades have been changed. LAST UPDATED 28th NOVEMBER 2014.
The new grades added include austenitic grades 1.4615, 1.4646, 1.4020, 1.4378, austenitic-ferritic (duplex) grades
1.4162, 1.4662, 1.4482, 1.4062, 1.4669, 1.4658, ferritic grades 1.4611, 1.4621, 1.4613, martensitic grade 1.4150 and precipitation hardening grade 1.4612
BS 1449 is now obsolete. Before the publication of BSEN 10088-2 and BSEN 10095 it was the material standard for stainless and heat resisting steel plate, sheet and strip (flat products). Flat products for pressure purposes are now covered by BS EN 10028-7. The chemical composition of stainless steel grades that were covered in BS 1449-2 and are included here include 284S16 301S21 304S11 304S15 304S16 304S31 305S19 309S24 310S24 315S16 316S11 316S13 316S31 316S33 317S12 317S16 320S31 320S33 321S31 347S31 403S17 405S17 409S19 430S17 434S17 410S21 and 420S45
BS 1554 is now obsolete. Before the re-publication of BS EN 10088-3 in 2005 it was the material standard for stainless and heat-resisting steel round wire. Stainless steel wire for springs is covered by BS EN 10270-3. The chemical composition of stainless steel grades covered in the this standard include 430S18 430S11 434S20 436S20 410S21 416S21 416S41 420S29 420S37 420S45 431S29 441S49 202S16 301S22 302S31 303S31 303S42 304S11 304S15 304S31 305S11 309S20 310S25 314S25 316S11 and 316S19
BS 3100 is the material standard for stainless steel castings for corrosion resisting purposes. The chemical composition of stainless steel grades covered in the this standard include 410C21 420C28 420C29 425C12 425C11 302C25 304C12 304C15 347C17 316C12 316C16 317C16 318C17 332C11 332C13 332C15 420C24 452C11 452C12 302C35 309C30 309C40 310C45 311C11 330C12 331C60 334C11 309C32 309C35 310C40 330C11 331C40
BS 3605 was the material standard for stainless steel pipes and tubes for pressure purposes and covered both seamless and welded tubes. Both parts of the standard have now been replaced by European Standards BSEN 10216-5 and BSEN 10217-7. The chemical composition of stainless steel grades covered in the this standard included 215S15 304S11 304S31 304S51 316S11 316S13 316S31 316S33 316S51 316S52 321S31 321S51 347S31 and 347S51
BS 970 is now largely obsolete. Before the publication of BSEN 10088-3 in 1995 and BSEN 10095 in 1999, BS 970 was the material standard that included stainless and heat resisting steel bars and rods in both hot rolled (or black) conditions (part 1) and bright bar conditions (part 3). Part 1 (1996) is still current, but now only covers bars made by forging (not rolling). Bars for pressure purposes are now covered by BS EN 10272. The chemical compositions of stainless steel grades covered in BS 970 included 302S31 303S31 303S42 304S11 304S15 304S31 310S31 316S11 316S13 316S31 316S33 320S31 321S31 325S31 347S31 403S17 430S17410S21 416S21 416S29 416S37 416S41 420S29 420S37 and 431S29
BS EN 10090 is the material standard for automotive (internal combustion engine) valve steels and alloys. Martensitic and austenitic steels are included. The chemical composition of steel grades covered in the this standard include 1.4718 1.4731 1.4748 1.4875 1.4875 1.4871 1.4882 1.4870 and 1.4866
ASTM standards A297, A351, A743, A744 and A890 specify castings for corrosion and heat-resisting service. These include stainless steels and some nickel based alloys. The grade designations used in these standards are those originally developed by the ACI, the Alloy Casting Institute. (Now the Steel Founder’s Society of America). The chemical composition of stainless steel grades covered by these standards include ACI grade designations CA6N CA6NM CA15 CA15M CA28MWV CA40 CA40F CB6 CB30 CB7Cu-1 CB7Cu-2 CC50 CD3MCuN CD3MN CD3MWCuN CD4MCu CD6MN CE20N CE3MN CE30 CE8MN CF3 CF8 CF8C CF20 CF3M CF3MN CF8M CF8C CF10 CF10M CF10MC CF10SMnN CF16F CF16FA CG6MMN CG3M CG8M CG12 CH8 CH10 CH20 CK20 CK3MCuN CK35MN CN3M CN3MN CN7M CN7MSCT15C HC HD HE HF HH HI HK HK30 HK40 HL HN HP HT HT30 HU HW HX. Duplex castings grades 1A 1B 1C 2A 3A4A 5A 6A are also listed and cross references to wrought AISI grades 410 420 304L 304 347 302 316L 316LN 316 317 317L 309 310 made. Common grade names are also cross referenced and include 17/4PH 15/5PH 2205 Zeron 100 Alloy 958 Escoloy 254SMO and AL-6XN