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Posted by: DOMENICK

09/10/2003, 14:59:44

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CAN YOU SAY THAT 18-8 STAINLESS STEEL IS A 300 SERIES STAINLESS STEEL??






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Posted by: jmt

09/11/2003, 11:15:33

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Based on MIL-HDBK-5G, page 2-211, 18-8 is a 300 series stainless steel (more specifically it is Type 302).






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Posted by: bilbat

09/11/2003, 11:14:06

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Yes, 301, 302, 303 and 304 stainless steel designations are 18/8 stainless steel. The 18/8 nominally contains 18% chromium & 8% nickel with the remainder varying depending on desired properties.






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