304 Stainless Steel Strip and Slit Coil

304 Stainless Steel Strip
304 Stainless Steel Strip

Type 304 stainless steel strip, to ASTM A-666, UNS S30400, and AMS 5513, is an austenitic grade of stainless and is similar to Type 302 but, has a lower carbon content of .08%. This material has excellent corrosion resistance and can be easily fabricated. Gibbs stocks Type 304 stainless in gauges from .005” to .062” and precision slits up to 24″ wide.  Gibbs can provide 304 stainless steel strip in all quantities from 25# to large production runs of truckload quantities.  Special edges are also available:

  • #1 round edge
  • #5 deburred
  • Square Edge
  • Pinch Rolled
  • Chamfered
  • Angled
  • Beveled
  • Custom Edge to Print via CAD or customer print
  • Standard #3 slit edge

Gibbs provides ribbon wound coils or precision oscillate wound bobbins, spools, or reels to your specifications. (view all oscillate options here)

304 strip is often used for drawing, forming, punching, stamping and is used heavily in the food, chemical, petroleum, automotive, and architectural application.  304L is an extra low version with .03% max carbon and is commonly used for welding applications.

304 stainless steel is a readily available alloy in most forms and it’s commonly selected for it’s relatively low market price.

Typical Applications for 304 stainless steel strip:

  • hypodermic needles
  • flexible hoses
  • clamps
  • evaporators
  • bellows
  • airbag sensors
  • tubing
  • cooling coils
  • hinges
  • oil and gas filter screens

Chemical Composition:

ElementQuantity per ASTM-A240
Carbon0.08 max
Manganese:2.00 max
Phosphorus:0.040 maxSulfur:
Sulfur: 0.030 max
Silicon: 1.00 max
Chromium:18.00- 20.00
Nickel: 8.00- 10.50
Copper:0.75 max
Molybdenum: 0.75 max
Iron:Balance

Call us today at 1-800-800-4422 or submit an RFQ for Quotation  or fill out the form below.  If you don’t see the size you’re looking for in our catalog, please be sure to submit an RFQ for Quotation.  We only publish a portion of the inventory we stock.








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Japan and Slovenia Added to DFARS Qualifying Countries List

Effective on 8/2/2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) amended DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) to include Japan and Slovenia as Qualifying Countries in the procurement of Specialty Metals under clause 252.225-7002. The updated list of qualifying countries is below.

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Austria
Belgium
Canada
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Israel
Italy
#Japan
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
#Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Gibbs® carries the following regular stock items under the Specialty Metals designation. 300 Series Stainless, 17-7, Inconel X-750, Inconel 600, Phosphorous Bronze and Chrome Silicon / Chrome Vanadium wires (both commercial and valve).

The importance of this amendment is that it now allows Gibbs® to sell our Suzuki Chrome Silicon and Chrome Vanadium valve quality wire as DFARS compliant.

To see the official DFARS clause please use the DFARS link on our Quality Page

Vern Guetens – Director of Quality, Gibbs Wire & Steel, Inc.