ASTM A182 Grade : F 304 - Stainless Steel Hot Induction Bends

Raw Material ASTM A 403 Gr. WP304 Ed. 2020
C % 0.080 Max.
Mn % 2.000 Max.
P % 0.045 Max.
S % 0.030 Max.
Si % 1.000 Max.
Cr % 18.00-20.00
Ni % 8.00-11.00
ASTM A182 F 304 Stainless Hot Induction Bends Suppliers

ASTM A182 F 304 Stainless Hot Induction Bends Manufacturers, Exporters & Suppliers in India


The design and production of ASTM A182 GRADE : F 304 Hot Induction Bends involve using sophisticated computerized systems. These systems enable the technical department to generate the requisite calculations and design specifications. These bends are available in forged tee and elbow styles, with a diameter of 1/2" NB to 24".


As the name suggests, these bends change the direction of flow or pipe. They are available in different shapes and tangent lengths, and they can be custom-made as per the piping system design. These bends are preferred for use in applications where space is limited. 


Moreover, they are highly versatile and can be weld-able. Butt-weld piggable bends are also available in various specifications.

The ASTM A182 GRADE : F 304 flanges are forged alloy steel and stainless steel pipe parts. These include the common grades of alloy steel, 304H, F5, F9, F11, F22, and F304/L. 


There are forged low alloy steel pipe parts in this standard, and they are available in OD up to 48 inches. Stainless steel flanges are available in class pressures ranging from 150# to 2500#.


Moreover, some ASTM A182 GRADE : F 304 Stainless Hot IBD bends will meet the heat analysis requirements, and the mechanical properties of the clad layer will be as per the requirement. Some of the steel grades used for clad bends are UNS F 44, F51, and F60. Among these, F 5a is 0.25 max carbon grade.


The heat treatment must eliminate harmful shrinkage and segregation. The chemical analysis must be consistent with the requirements listed in Table 1 to prevent defects caused by improper heat treatment. Grades that add lead and selenium to make the material easier to machine are not permitted. 


Furthermore, the elements added to the raw material must not exceed the grade of the finished product in Table 2. A rare exception is a nitrogen.