Stainless steel 316LVM round bar

Stainless Steel 316LVM Round Bar

ASTM F138 UNS S31673 rod and DIN 1.4441 flat bars suppliers in UAE

Stainless Steel 316LVM Round Bar is a corrosion-resistant stainless steel bar used in various industries and applications. It is characterized by its high corrosion resistance, making it ideal for harsh or humid environments. This grade of stainless steel also offers excellent formability, weldability, and superior machinability. Due to its low carbon content, Stainless Steel 316LVM Round Bar provides good oxidation resistance and ease of fabrication while maintaining its strength at elevated temperatures. Stainless Steel 316LVM Round Bar is a medical-grade stainless steel alloy. It is commonly used for the fabrication of surgical instruments and implants, due to its high strength, excellent corrosion resistance, and biocompatibility.

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ASTM F138 Stainless Steel 316LVM Surgical Rods are typically made using a precision-machining process. This process begins with the melting of the stainless steel alloy and includes various steps, such as annealing, heat treatment, drawing, cutting, and polishing. The rods are then inspected to ensure they meet all ASTM standards before they can be used in surgical applications. Each rod is electropolished to remove any impurities and give it a smooth surface finish. Finally, the finished product is sent through one last round of quality assurance testing before being released for sale.

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Application and advantages of ASTM F138 UNS S31673 rod

Advantages of Stainless Steel 316LVM Round Bar:

  • Durable and resistant to rust and corrosion: This stainless steel grade is highly durable and offers superior resistance to rusting or corrosion in various environments compared to other grades of stainless steel.
  • High-temperature tolerance: The alloy’s high melting point makes it perfect for applications that require extended heat exposure without damaging the product or surrounding structures.
  • Excellent tensile strength: The metal has a high tensile strength which helps provide better structural support and resilience against wear and tear caused by repeated use.
  • Easy fabrication: This type of stainless steel is easily machined which makes it ideal for producing complex shapes and parts in both short and long runs with minimal effort and cost.
  • Aesthetically pleasing: Stainless Steel 202 Round Bar offers a glossy finish that looks sleek when used in architectural projects such as bridges or sculptures.
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What is SS ASTM F138 316LVM flat bar used for?

Due to its exceptional resistance to corrosion, and biocompatibility. The strength and fatigue qualities of the SS ASTM F138 316LVM Flat Bar are most commonly used for a lot of medical purposes such as orthopedic implants and surgical tools. With its high level of hardness, ductility, and toughness, it is an excellent choice for use in aircraft and automotive parts, in addition to valves and pumps. In addition, because of its biocompatibility, it is appropriate for use in the medical sector for the production of a variety of prostheses, implants, and surgical instruments.

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What is SS 316LVM round bar hardness?

SS 316LVM Round Bar is considered a relatively soft metal with an approximate Brinell hardness value of 158, an approximate Rockwell B Hardness value of 83, and an approximate Vickers Hardness Value of 148. The tensile strength of the SS 316LVM Round Bar ranges from 500MPa up to 750MPa depending on the shape, size, and manufacturing technique used. SS 316LVM Round Bar is a type of stainless steel that has excellent hardness, strength, and wear resistance. Its Rockwell Hardness Rating is 28-34 HRC (equivalent to 190-250 HV or 200-230 HB). It has high ductility, good corrosion resistance, and formability, and it can be used in medical, food, and other industrial applications.