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Are You Looking For Food Grade Stainless Steel Pipe?

Shannxi Shew-E Steel Pipe Co.,Ltd | Updated: Apr 19, 2017

Are you looking for Food grade stainless steel pipe?

Stainless steels are widely used in food and beverage manufacturing and processing industries for manufacture, bulk storage and transportation, preparation and presentation applications.Depending on the grade of stainless steel selected, they are suitable for most classes of food and beverage products.

The food service and restaurant industries, plus dairy, beer, wine and food processing plants, depend on stainless steel to meet the high standards required for the safe manufacture of their products.

Stainless steel grades Type 304 pipe, 316 pipe, and 430L are often specified as alloys for food contact.

Food Grade Stainless Steel Pipe 304/316

 Austenitic structure allows it to be deep-drawn without intermediate annealing, Making this the stainless steel grade of choice in the manufacturing of sinks, hollow-ware and saucepans.These grades work harden rapidly. To relieve stresses produced in severe forming or spinning, parts should be full annealed or stress relief annealed as soon as possible after forming.

Subject to pitting and crevice corrosion in warm chloride environments, and to stress corrosion cracking above about 122°F (50°C).Considered resistant to potable water with up to about 1000mg/L chlorides at ambient temperatures, reducing to about 500mg/L at140°F (60°C).Usually regarded as the “marine grade stainless steel” – but is not resistant to warm sea water. 

Is 316 pipe the only stainless steel that is classed as the 'food' grade?

The '316' grades (1.4401 / 1.4404) are often referred to as the 'food' grades when uesed for water.

There is no known official classification for this and so, depending on the application, the equally common 1.4301 and 1.4016 grades may be suitable for food processing and handling, bearing in mind that in general terms the corrosion resistance ranking of grades can be taken as: -

1.4401/1.4404 (316 pipe) > 1.4301 (304 pipe) > 1.4016 (430 pipe)

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