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Why 304 Stainless steel is called 18/8 stainless steel?

February 14th, 2021|

304 stainless steel is a common material in stainless steel. It is a healthy material. The important elements in 304 are Ni, Cr, but are not limited to these two elements. The industry generally judges that as long as the Cr content is greater than 18% and the Ni content is greater than 8%, the steel can be considered as SUS304 stainless steel. This is why the industry refers to this type of stainless steel as 18/8 stainless steel.