SS 316LVM Medical Wire

stainless steel 302 medical wire

316LVM Stainless Steel Properties and Specifications

316LVM alloy is vacuum melted to achieve the high levels of purity and cleanliness required by the medical industry. It has excellent resistance to physiological environments, to general and intergranular corrosion, to pitting, and crevice corrosion.


Chemical Composition (% of weight)
Carbon Manganese Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon Chromium Nickel Molybdenum Other Elements
0.080 2.00 0.025 0.010 0.75 17.00 -19.00 13.00-15.00 2.25-3.00 W- 0.100

Mechanical Properties
Full Anneal Full Hard
Yield Strength 45,000 psi 205,000 psi
Tensile Strength 90,000 psi 245,000 psi
Elongation 40% 2.8%


medical wire alloy

Physical Properties
Density 0.287 lbs/in3
Modulus of Elasticity 27.9 x 106 psi
Electrical Restivity 740 μohms-mm
Thermal Connectivity 16.3 W/m K (100°C)


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