Exaton 316/316L


Exaton 316/316L

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316/316L is used for joining stainless CrNiMo and CrNi steels, stabilized or non-stabilized, e.g. ASTM 316, 316L and 316Ti as well as 304, 304L, 321 and 347, used for service temperatures up to 400°C (750°F). It is also used for Cr steels with max. 19% Cr.It is used for TIG-welding.

Exaton 316/316L


Typical Charpy V-Notch Properties

Impact Value Testing Temperature
as welded
150 J(111 ft-lb) 20 degC(68 degF)
130 J(96 ft-lb) -40 degC(-40 degF)
75 J(56 ft-lb) -196 degC(-321 degF)
>40 J(30 ft-lb) -269 degC(-452 degF)

Typical Tensile Properties

ConditionElongationTensile Strength Yield Strength
As Welded39 %610 MPa (88 ksi)500 MPa (73 ksi)


Wire Electrode SFA/AWS A5.9 : ER316L
EN ISO 14343-A : W 19 12 3 L
Werkstoffnummer : 1.4430


Approvals CE EN 13479
VdTÜV 00066
Approvals are based on factory location. Please contact ESAB for more information.

Consumable Characteristics

Alloy Type Austenitic (with appr. 8 % ferrite) 19 % Cr - 12 % Ni - 3 % Mo - Low C

Typical Weld Metal Analysis %

Wire Composition
C Cr Cu FN WRC-92 Mn Mo N Nb Ni P S Si
0.015 % 18.5 % 0.1 % 9 % 1.7 % 2.6 % 0.04 % 0.02 % 12 % <0.025 % 0.015 % 0.4 %
Typical Weld Metal Analysis %
<0.02 % 18 % 0.1 % 7 % 1.7 % 2.5 % 0.05 % 0.01 % 12 % <0.03 % <0.02 % 0.4 %

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Part Numbers and Accessories

Part Numbers : Exaton 316/316L
Exaton 19.12.3.L 1.2mm x 5kg S63012R150
Exaton 19.12.3.L 1.6mm x 5kg S63016R150
Exaton 19.12.3.L 2.0mm x 5kg S63020R150
Exaton 19.12.3.L 2.4mm x 5kg S63024R150
Exaton 19.12.3.L 3.2mm x 5kg S63032R150