Note 1: Carbon steel castings for pressure-containing parts are covered by Specification A216/A216M, low-alloy steel castings by Specification A217/A217M, and duplex stainless steel castings by Specification A995/A995M. 1.2 A number of grades of austenitic steel castings are included in this specification. Since these grades possess varying
SS316 is defined in ASTM A240 and ASTM A276, it's for plate, sheet, strip or stainless steel bars. Another grade is named as F316, which is from ASTM A182 for Forged parts only. TP316 will be found in ATSTM A376 for pipe only. If you want to buy castings, Pls indicate CF8M as material, otherwise you can adopt SS316.