301QH Stainless Steel

301QH is a common austenitic stainless steel, very resistant to corrosion and containing a higher level of carbon which allows for cold working and tempering.

Chemical Formula
Carbon: .15, Chromium: 16-18, iron: balance, manganese: 2, nickel: 6-8, phosphorus: .045, silicon: 1, sulphur: .03

stainless steel sheet, stainless steel plate


  • Easily formed once annealed
  • Forging and upsetting can be performed at 1800-2100 F
  • Cold work methods will be more difficult due to high hardening rate, with increased strength when finished.
  • Anneal at 1850-2050 followed by immediate cooling (water quench suggested)

Kitchen equipment, wheel covers, aircraft components, automotive trim, numerous industrial applications.

Available Stock Sizes
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