302 stainless steel is a high carbon stainless alloy. It is extremely tough with outstanding corrosion resistance and also noteworthy for its ease of machining. It is typically used in the food and beverage industry, pressure vessels, and cryogenic applications.

Chemical Properties

302max: 0.15max:2.0max: 0.75max: 0.045max: 0.03min: 17.0 max: 19.0min: 8.0 max: 10.0max: 0.10

Mechanical Properties

GradeTensile Strength ksi (min)Yield Strength 0.2% ksi (min)Elongation %Hardness (Rockwell B) MAX

Physical Properties

Density lbm/in3Thermal Conductivity
(BTU/h ft. °F)
(in x 10(-6))
Modulus of
(psi x 10(6))
Coefficient of
Thermal Expansion
°F x 10(-6)
Specific Heat
at 68°F: 0.2859.4 at 212°F72.0 at 70°F289.6 at 32 – 212°F0.1200 at 32°F to 212°F2500 to 2590
 12.4 at 932 °F  10.2 at 32 – 1000°F  
    10.4 at 32 – 1500°F  

Qinghe Steel is a full line supplier and processer of stainless steel coil, sheet, plate, bar, and strip products. We stock many grades of stainless steel, including 300 and 400 series stainless, annealed and in various tempers and high temperature grades, for shipments worldwide. View our steel center here.