410L Stainless Steel Wire Mesh – Alloy Overview

Type 410L stainless steel wire mesh is a ferritic stainless steel alloy with one of the lowest chromium contents (10.5-12.5%) of all stainless steels; as such, it is most commonly used in mildly corrosive environments, where localized rust is acceptable, and in decorative applications.  T-410L has both low carbon and low nitrogen content which maximizes its corrosion resistance and ductility. Being a ferritic stainless steel, T-410L wire cloth cannot be strengthened or hardened by heat treatment, but does have good resistance to stress-corrosion. Additionally, given its low chromium and nickel content, T-410L is generally cheaper than most austenitic stainless steels, such as T-304. Some characteristics of 410L stainless steel wire cloth which dictate its use are:

  • Ferritic stainless steel.
  • Magnetic in all conditions.
  • Localized rusting may occur in mildly corrosive environments.
  • Heating permitted between 850°F – 1100°F temperatures.
  • Can be cold worked and softened by annealing.
  • Can be cut, formed, and welded.

Industries & Applications

T-410L stainless steel wire cloth is principally used in applications where carbon steel, galvanized steel, or aluminum alloys provide undesirable results (given its resistance to chemical environments and chloride stress corrosion). That said, T-410L is not used in chloride environments if strong resistance to pitting is required (T-304 would be used). Some specific applications where T-410L stainless steel wire mesh is used include architectural, furnaces, and mining & quarrying.

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Common Aliases

Type 410L stainless steel is also commonly referred to as:

  • T-410L
  • SS410L
  • UNS S41003
  • UNS S40977
  • 3CR12®

410L Stainless Steel Wire Mesh – Typical Chemistry

UNS S41003 - 410L Stainless Steel Wire Mesh - Typical Chemistry
AlloyStandard(s)Limits
(%)
Carbon
(C)
Manganese
(Mn)
Phosphorus
(P)
Sulfur
(S)
Silicon
(Si)
Chromium
(Cr)
Nickel
(Ni)
Nitrogen
(N)
S41003
410L Stainless Steel
ASTM A240Min0000010.500
Max0.031.50.040.03112.51.50.03

Typical Standards

410L Stainless Steel Wire Cloth – Harmonized Tariff Codes: Chapter 73

Woven T-410L Wire Mesh:

  • 0-30 Mesh: 7314141000
  • 31-91 Mesh: 7314142000
  • 92+ Mesh: 7314149000

Welded T-410L Wire Mesh:

  • 3.937″+ Center-to-Center AND .1181″+ Wire Diameter: 7314200000
  • <3.937″ Center-to-Center OR <.1181″ Wire Diameter: 7314390000

Manufacture/Supply-to-Order Capability

Phoenix Wire Cloth can manufacture-to-order any combination of mesh opening size + wire diameter(s) to supply you with the woven or welded 410L stainless steel wire mesh, bolting cloth, milling cloth, or filter cloth that you require. In addition, we can slit, cut, punch, form, heat treat, powder coat, etc. T-410L wire mesh to deliver the exact material you require.

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