Materials

We use the following materials as standard:

  • Sheet steel 0.5 – 5.0 mm
  • Stainless steel 0.5 – 2.5 mm
  • Aluminium 0.5 – 6.0 mm

The following overviews provide additional information on the use of stainless steel, aluminium and sheet steel:

Stainless steel

Material Description/recommendation Short name according to EN DIN EN/ ASTM No.

ST 1.4016

Stainless steel sheet, ideal for welding, magnetic = good EMC shielding
Application:electronic apparatus construction

X 6 Cr 17

EN 10 088-2 ASTM 430

ST 1.4301 Stainless steel sheet, ideal for welding/deep drawing Application:Household goods, constructionindustry, water, food industry X 5 CrNi 18-10 ASTM 304
ST 1.4404 Stainless steel sheet, ideal for welding/deep drawing
Application: In apparatus construction, in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries
X 2 CrNiMo 17-12-2 EN 10 088-2 ASTM 316 L
ST 1.4571 Stainless steel sheet, ideal for welding/deep drawing, acid-resistant Application:Chemical apparatus construction up to 350 degrees C, surgical implants, construction industry

For a full overview of the materials database, please go to the ThyssenKrupp Nirosta website.

 

Aluminium:

Werkstoff Bezeichnung / Empfehlung DIN EN-Nr. Werkstoff Nr.

AI 99.5%

Pure aluminium 99.5%, Normal quality, limited suitability for decorative anodic oxidation, tensile strength N/mm2 110-150

EN AW-1050

3.0255.27

AIMg 1 Peraluman 101 Clear anodised, well-suited for decorative anodic oxidation, tensile strength N/mm2 145-185 EN AW-5005 3.3315.27
AIMg 3 Peraluman 301 Clear anodised, well-suited for decorative anodic oxidation, tensile strength N/mm2 240-280 EN-AW-5754 3.3535.27
Alunox Peraluman 101 Surface resistant, no fingerprints. High-tech look, smooth surface, lightweight, a third as heavy as stainless steel. Surface: Butler finish on both sides. Anodisation 5 my in accordance with EN 12373 cannot be welded on good surface, no spot welding Application:Household appliances, coffee machines, kitchen furniture, hygiene, medicine EN-AW-5005 3.3315

 

Sheet steel

Material Description/recommendation DIN EN No. Material and DIN No.

ST 12.03

Pickled sheet metal, finely cold-rolled, with matt/lightly oiled surface

Suitable for laser cutting, laser, gas-shielded and resistance welding and for phosphating and painting.

Good for cold forming, bending, profiling, edge bending, folding, punching and pressing

EN 10130

1.0330
1623-T1 1624

ST 14.03 Pickled deep-drawing sheets cold-rolled, with matt/lightly oiled surface
Suitable for laser cutting, laser, gas-shielded and resistance welding and for phosphating and painting. Good for cold forming, bending, profiling, edge bending, folding,punching and pressing
EN 101301.0338
1623-T1 1624
ST 02 Z Sendzimir galvanised sheet metal, cold-rolled
Coating on both sides: chromated Zinc coating 275 g/m2
Application: Wall and roof

EN 10 142
DX54E + ZF

1.0226
17162-T1
ST 12 ZE Zincor, cold-rolled sheet metal, electrolytically galvanised Coating on both sides: chromated and phosphated, zinc coating 36g/m2 Application: Electrical industry, steel furniture, agriculture EN 10 152
DC01 + ZE
1.033
17163
AZ 150 Aluzinc, cold-rolled sheet steel with 0.25μ layer/side Supporting layer of cold-rolled quality sheet metal which is continuously coated with an aluminium-zinc alloy during the hot dip process: 55.0% aluminium 43.4% zinc 1.6% silicon Application:Not recommended processing techniques: Welding and spot welding Ideally suited for mechanical connections such as rivets, clinching/joining    

A more detailed material database for stainless steel is available on the site of the European market development association for stainless steel: http://www.euro-inox.org