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304 Stainless Steel Round Bar

304 Stainless Steel Round Bar


The 304 stainless steel round bar is a commercial grade of stainless steel. It is a versatile, anti-rusting and heat resistant steel for general use.  Used mainly in the building, plumbing and chemical industries. This material meets the following specs: AMS 5639, ASTM A276, ASTM A479, QQ-S 763.304. Stainless Steel Rounds is the standard "18/8" stainless steel; 304 stainless steel grade is the most versatile and most widely used stainless steel, available in a wider range of products, forms and finishes than any other. It has excellent forming and welding characteristics.

304 Stainless Steel Round, is ideal for all applications where greater strength and superior corrosion resistance is required. 304 Stainless Round has a durable dull, mill finish that is widely used for all types of fabrication projects that are exposed to the elements - chemical, acidic, fresh water, and salt water environments. The balanced austenitic structure of 304 stainless steel grade enables it to be severely deep drawn without intermediate annealing, which has made this grade dominant in the manufacture of drawn stainless parts such as sinks, hollow-ware and saucepans. 

  • ASTM: ASTM A276-10 (Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bars and Shapes)
  • Alloy: 304
  • Characteristics: Semi-smooth, dull grey finish. Accurate dimensions throughout length.
  • Specifications: ASTM A276, QQS-763, T304/304L, non-polished finish
  • AKA: stainless rod, stainless round bar, rod, solid round
  • Applications: frame work, braces, supports, shafting axels, marine, food, etc.
  • Workability: Easy to Weld, Moderate Cutting, Forming and Machining.
  • Mechanical Properties: Brinell = 170, Tensile = 85,000 +/-,  Yield = 34,000 +/-,  Nonmagnetic 


304 / 304L Round bar is used to manufacture:

  • Structural supports, braces, and framework for tanks, equipment and machinery
  • Supports for housings, enclosures and cabinets
  • Shafts and rods for axles in motors and engines
  • Engines and motor components
  • Components for food processing equipment and medical devices

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