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316 Stainless Steel

Last updated:3 years ago
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$0.62/lb

(0.00%)

Recent Price History

$0.40/lb Benton,Kentucky 06/1/21
$0.12/lb Fort Myers,Florida 05/28/21
$0.70/lb Thunder Bay,CA 05/25/21
$0.94/lb Oakville,CA 04/26/21
$0.50/lb Waxahachie,Texas 04/4/21
$0.50/lb Waxahachie,Texas 04/4/21
$0.82/lb Davenport,Iowa 04/2/21
$0.68/lb Bradford,Pennsylvania 02/19/21

About 316 Stainless Steel

What Is 316 Stainless Steel?

Grade 316 stainless steel is commonly used in food preparation equipment, boat fittings, water filtration screens and springs. To get the best 316 Stainless Steel Scrap Prices use the iScrap App to find scrap metal yards near you. Knowing what to prices expect for your 316 stainless steel is important when scrapping. To make sure that you have stainless steel and not just regular steel, use a magnet. If the magnet does not stick to your metal you most likely have stainless steel.

What Metals Are Inside of 316 Stainless?

Here is a list of the metals that make up 316 Stainless, these metals can vary depending on where the 316 stainless is being made.

  • 10-14% Nickel (Ni)
  • 16-18% Chromium (Cr)
  • 2-3% Molybdenum (Mo)
  • 0-1% of each of these: Carbon (C), Manganese (Mn), Phosphorus (P), Sulfur (S), Silicon (Si)
  • Balance of % will be Iron (Fe)

Confused on Stainless Steel?

Stainless steel often gets confused with aluminum when being identified, so check the metal for any grading marks or labels. If there are none, you can look at the color of the metal. Alumiunm will be a dull silver color compared to stainless steel which will have a bit more of a shine to it. Grade 316 stainless steel is also commonly used in welding materials because of its carbon content.

Large Industrial 316 Stainless Ripout? Call A Yard For Pickup

Large loads of 316 stainless steel form construction jobs or tear outs can be picked up by your local scrap metal yard. You can request a pick up easily by using the container request form on the app. See more Scrapping Videos here.

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Yards around Ashburn, VA that accept
316 Stainless Steel

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Potomac Metals-Sterling

45655 Woodland Road Sterling, Virginia 20166

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Montgomery Scrap Corporation

15000 Southlawn Lane Rockville, Maryland 20850

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Potomac Metals-Manassas

11900 Livingston Road Manassas, Virginia 20109

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Potomac Metals-Springfield

6619 Iron Place Springfield, Virginia 22151

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Potomac Metals-Ranson

410 16th Ave Ranson, West Virginia 25438

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Potomac Metals-Beltsville

5215 Holland Drive Beltsville, Maryland 20705

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Kirby Metal Recycling

5832 Kirby Road Clinton, Maryland 20735

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Potomac Metals-Waldorf

2 Henry Ford Circle Waldorf, Maryland 20602

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United Iron & Metal LLC (Millington Ave)

909 Millington Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21223

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United Iron & Metal LLC (Pulaski Hwy)

4300 Pulaski Highway Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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Midshore Recyclers Inc

6012 Shiloh Church Hurlock Rd Hurlock, Maryland 21643

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Terrapin Recycling LLC

7600 Rolling Mill Road Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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