General Description

Nitronic 60 is a nitrogen strengthened austenitic stainless steel, with outstanding strength and resistance to wear and galling. It maintains decent strength up to temperatures of 1800°F and has oxidation resistance similar to that of S.S 309. The general corrosion resistance is between that of S.S 304 and S.S 316.

It is used in the aerospace, food and drug, oil field, petrochemical, surgical and chemical processing industries.

Chemical Composition

Grade C% Mn% S% P% Si% Cr% Ni% N%
Nitronic 60 Max 0.10 7.0-9.0 Max 0.03 Max 0.04 3.5-4.5 16.0-18.0 8.0-9.0 0.08-0.18


Grade UNS
Nitronic 60 S21800

Physical Properties

Grade Density Melting Point
Nitronic 60 8.0 g/cm3 1375 °C

Mechanical Properties

Condition Tensile Strength Yield Strength σp0.2/MPa Elongation
Reduction% Brinell Hardness
Solution Treated Min 655 Mpa Min 345 Mpa Min 35% Min 55% Max 241

Our Production Standard

Standard Bar Forging Sheet/Plate

Size Range

Nitronic 60 bar, rod, forging, plate, sheet are available.

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Nitronic® is a registered trademark of AK Steel.