Suhm Spring Works - Materials Properties

                                                                                               

Material

Material Properties

Maximum Working Temp.

 Ultimate Tensile Range (ksi min)

Modulus of Elasticity, psi 106

Approx. Design % of Ultimate Tensile (torsional)

Common Sizes (inches)

AISI 316 Stainless Steel Wire ASTM A313 UNS S31600

Cold drawn.  Better corrosion resistance than 302/304.  Good for elevated temperatures.  No magnetism.

550F

245/110

(E) 28
(G) 9.8

40%

.017" to .500"

 

 SIZE CHART

Wire Diameter, in

.017

.029

.039

.051

.067

.085

.105

.142

.218

.312

.018

.030

.040

.054

.068

.086

.106

.148

.225

.331

.020

.031

.041

.055

.070

.088

.109

.156

.234

.343

.022

.032

.042

.056

.072

.090

.112

.162

.250

.362

.023

.033

.043

.057

.076

.091

.115

.172

.262

.375

.024

.034

.044

.058

.078

.094

.118

.177

.282

.406

.025

.035

.045

.059

.080

.095

.120

.187

.283

.437

.026

.036

.047

.060

.082

.098

.125

.192

.292

.468

.027

.037

.049

.062

.083

.100

.135

.203

.300

.500

.028

.038

.050

.065

.084

.101

.138

.207

.306

.562

 

 TENSILE STRENGTH CHART

Diameter, in

Tensile Strength, psiA

minimum

maximum

Up to 0.010 incl.

245,000

275,000

Over 0.010 to 0.015 incl.

240,000

270,000

Over 0.015 to 0.024 incl.

235,000)

265,000

Over 0.024 to 0.041 incl.

235,000

265,000

Over 0.041 to 0.047 incl.

230,000

260,000

Over 0.047 to 0.054 incl.

225,000

255,000

Over 0.054 to 0.062 incl.

220,000

250,000

Over 0.062 to 0.072 incl.

215,000

245,000

Over 0.072 to 0.080 incl.

210,000

240,000

Over 0.080 to 0.092 incl.

205,000

235,000

Over 0.092 to 0.105 incl.

200,000

230,000

Over 0.105 to 0.120 incl.

195,000

225,000

Over 0.120 to 0.148 incl.

185,000

215,000

Over 0.148 to 0.166 incl.

180,000

210,000

Over 0.166 to 0.177 incl.

170,000

200,000

Over 0.177 to 0.207 incl.

160,000

190,000

Over 0.207 to 0.225 incl.

155,000

185,000

Over 0.225 to 0.250 incl.

150,000

180,000

Over 0.250 to 0.312 incl.

140,000

170,000

Over 0.312 to 0.375 incl.

135,000

165,000

Over 0.375 to 0.500 incl.

130,000

160,000

Over 0.500

125,000

155,000

A When wire is specified as straightened and in cut lengths, the minimum tensile strength shall be 90% of the value listed in the table.

 

These data are provided as a reference guide only and are not intended for design purposes.  Strength values and sizes are subject to change.  Please check with a Suhm Spring representative for confirmation.

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