301 stainless steel
Minimum Properties
(annealed condition)
Ultimate Tensile Strength, psi 74,700 min
Yield Strength, psi 29,700 min
Elongation 40% min
Rockwell Hardness B85
Minimum Properties
(1/4 hard condition)
Ultimate Tensile Strength, psi 125,000 min
Yield Strength, psi 75,000 min
Elongation 25% min
Rockwell Hardness C25
Minimum Properties
(1/2 hard condition)
Ultimate Tensile Strength, psi 150,000 min
Yield Strength, psi 110,000
Elongation 18% min
Rockwell Hardness C32
Minimum Properties
(full hard condition)
Ultimate Tensile Strength, psi 185,000 min
Yield Strength, psi 140,000 min
Elongation 9% min
Rockwell Hardness C41
Chemistry Iron (Fe) 75%
Carbon (C) 0.15% max
Chrome (Cr) 16 - 18%
Manganese (Mn) 2% max
Nitrogen (N) 0.1% max
Nickel (Ni) 6 - 8%
Phosphorus (P) 0.045% max
Sulphur (S) 0.03% max
Silicon (Si) 0.75% max

  • 301 Stainless Sheet, 1/2 Hard
  • 301 Stainless Sheet, 1/4 Hard
  • 301 Stainless Sheet, Annealed
  • 301 Stainless Sheet, Full Hard