Type 301 High Yield

Description
Type 301 High Yield is an austenitic chromium-nickel stainless steel suitable for use in extra high strength and hardness applications. Type 301 High Yield’s minimum yield strength of 270,000 psi provides the extra high strength required for applications such as constant force springs, variable force springs, snap bands, clips, fasteners and washers. 301 High Yield is sold to ASTM A666 and AMS 5519 chemical properties only.

Chemical Composition
Chemical Composition (wt%) limits as specified in ASTM A240 and ASME SA240*
Element 301
Carbon 0.15
Chromium 16.0-18.0
Nickel 6.0-8.0
Manganese 2.00
Silicon 1.30
Nitrogen 0.10
Phosphorus 0.045
Sulfur 0.030
* Maximum, unless range is indicated
Mechanical Properties
Mechanical properties for 301 High Yield are for general reference only. 301 High Yield is sold to ASTM A666 and AMS 5519 chemical properties only.
Property 301
Yield Strength, min. (ksi) 270,000
Tensile Strength, min. (ksi) 310,000
Elongation, min. (%) 1
Hardness, max. (Rb) 48
Physical Properties
Physical properties for Type 301 High Yield Stainless Steel
Property 301 Data
Density, lb/in3 0.285
Modulus of Elasticity, psi 28 x 106
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion, 68-212˚F, /˚F 9.2 x 10-6
Thermal Conductivity, Btu/ft hr ˚F 9.4
Specific Heat, Btu/lb ˚F 0.12
Electrical Resistivity, Microohm-in 27.4

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