300 SS grades are magnetic, depending on the alloy.
We do a quick test to see if hardware is 304 or 316 SS with a small magnet in
304 is magnetic, 316 is very slightly magnetic, 316L shows no magnetic
attraction at all.
On May 23, 2012, at 12:21 PM, Al Kozakiewicz wrote:
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> Hi All,
> The 300 series stainless steels are magnetic, while the 400 series stainless
> steels are only slightly magnetic.
> You've got that backwards. 300 series are austenitic alloys and non
> magnetic. 400 series are ferritic and magnetic.
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