British standards for stainless steels for general applications


The table shows both current and obsolete standards (where these may be of current interest) in the 'Status' column. 'C' is current and 'W' is withdrawn.
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In cases of doubt the catalogues maintained by the British Standards Institution should be used.


Std Number Date Status Title
General . . .
BS EN 10088-1 2005 C Stainless steels. List of stainless steels
BS EN 10095 1999 C Heat Resisting Steels and Nickel Alloys
BS EN 10302 2008 C Creep Resisting Steels, Nickel and Cobalt Alloys
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Flat Products . . .
BS EN 10088-2 2005 C Stainless steels. Technical delivery conditions for sheet/plate and strip of corrosion resisting steels for general purposes
BS 1449-2 1983 W Steel Plate, Sheet And Strip - Specification For Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet and Strip
BS EN 10151 2002 C Stainless Steel Strip for Springs-Technical Delivery Conditions  
BS 5770-4 1981 W Steel Strip Intended for the Manufacture of Springs - Specification For Martensitic and Austenitic Stainless Steel
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Long Products . . .
BS EN 10088-3 2005 C Stainless steels. Technical delivery conditions for semi-finished products, bars, rods, wire, sections and bright products of corrosion resisting steels for general purposes
BS 970-1 1996 W Specification for Wrought Steels For Mechanical and Allied Engineering Purposes - General Inspection and Testing Procedures And Specific Requirements for Carbon, Carbon Manganese, Alloy and Stainless Steels
BS 970-3 1991 C Specification for Wrought Steels for Mechanical and Allied Engineering Purposes - Bright Bars for General Engineering Purposes
BS 6258 1988 Specification for Hollow Steel Bars for Machining
BS 6744 2009 C Stainless Steel Bars for the Reinforcement of and use in Concrete
BS 1554 1990 W Specification for Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Round Wire
BS EN 10270-3 2011 C Steel Wire for Mechanical Springs - Stainless Spring Steel Wire
BS 2056 1991 W Specification for Stainless Steel Wire for Mechanical Springs
BS EN 10264-4 2002 C Steel Wire and Wire Products - Steel Wire for Ropes-Part4:Stainless Steel Wire
BS 3111-2 1979 W Steel for Cold Forged Fasteners and Similar Components - Stainless Steel
BS EN 10263-5 2001 C Steel Rod, Bars and Wire for Cold Heading and Cold Extrusion-Part5:Technical delivery conditions for stainless steels
BS EN ISO 8752 1998 C Spring-Type Straight Pins - Slotted, Heavy Duty
BSEN 10090 1998 C Valve Steels and Alloys for Internal Combustion Engines
BSMA 29 1982 C Specification for Steel Wire Rope and Strand for Yachts
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Tubes and Pipes . . .
BS EN 10296-2 2005 C Welded Circular Steel Tubes for Mechanical and General Engineering Purposes - Technical Delivery Conditions - Part 2: Stainless Steel
BS EN 10297-2 2005 C Seamless Steel Tubes for Mechanical and General Engineering Purposes - Technical Delivery Conditions - Part 2: Stainless Steel
BS 3059-2 1990 W Steel Boiler and Superheater Tubes - Specification For Carbon, Alloy and Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubes with Specified Elevated Temperature Properties
BS 3606 1992 W Specification for Steel Tubes for Heat Exchangers
BS EN 10312 2002 C Welded Stainless Steel Tubes for the Conveyance of Aqueous Liquids Including Water for Human Consumption-Technical Delivery Conditions
BS 4127 1994 W Specification for Light Gauge Stainless Steel Tubes, Primarily for Water Applications
BS 4368-3 1984 W Compression Couplings For Tubes - Specification For Light Series Couplings (Metric)
BS 4825(1-5) 1991 C Stainless Steel Tubes and Fittings for the Food Industry and other Hygienic Applications (5 parts)
BS 6323-8 1982 W Specification for Seamless & Welded Steel Tubes for Automobile Mechanical & General Engineering Purposes (Longitudinally Welded Stainless Steel Tubes)
BS 6362 1990 C Specification for Stainless Steel Tubes Suitable for Screwing In Accordance With BS 21
BS 7838 1996 C Specification for Corrugated Stainless Steel Semi-Rigid Pipe and Associated Fittings for Low-Pressure Gas Pipework of up to 28 mm.
BS EN 1124 1999 C Pipes and Fittings of Longitudinally Welded Stainless Steel Pipes with Spigot and Socket for Waste Water Systems
BS EN ISO 9626 1995 C Stainless Steel Needle Tubing for the Manufacture of Medical Devices
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Forgings . . .
BS EN 10250-4 2000 C Open Die Steel Forgings for General Engineering Purposes Part 4: Stainless Steels
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Castings . . .
BS EN 10283 2010  C Corrosion Resistant Steel Castings
BS 3100 1991 C Specification for Steel Castings for General Engineering Purposes
BS 3146-2 1975 C Specification for Investment Castings in Metal - Corrosion And Heat Resisting Steels, Nickel and Cobalt Base Alloys
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Miscellaneous . . .
BS 5600-5-Section 5.3 1988 C Powder Metallurgical Materials & Products - Material Specifications for Sintered Metal Products, Excluding Hardmetals - Sintered Alloyed and Sintered Stainless Steels used for Structural Parts
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