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 Ni% Cr% Fe% C% Mn% Si% N% P% S%
Nitronic 60 8.0-9.0 16.0-18.0 Bal. Max 0.1 7.0-9.0 3.5-4.5 0.08-0.18 Max 0.06 Max 0.03


UNS S21800


Nitronic 50 Bar/Forging: ASTM A276

Nitronic 50 Sheet/Plate: ASTM A240

Physical Properties

Density:8.0 g/cm3

Melting Poin: 1375 °C

Mechanical Properties

Solution Annealed

Tensile: Min 655 MPa

Yield: Min 345 MPa

Elongation: Min 35%

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