Mechanical Properties of High-Strength 301 Stainless Steel Sheet at 70, -320, and -423°F in the Base Metal and Welded Joint Configurations

  • J. F. Watson
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 5)


The use of cryogenic propellants in current and proposed missiles and space vehicles has stimulated interest inthe low-temperature properties of cold-worked 301 stainless steel for a variety of structural applications. This alloy is of particular interest because of the favorable combination of properties which it exhibits over a wide range of temperature which suit it for use in missile and space vehicle applications. These favorable properties include the retention of toughness at low temperature, good strength-to-density characteristics, excellent welda-bility, and excellent corrosion resistance.


Tensile Strength Yield Strength Austenitic Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Sheet Tensile Coupon 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Watson
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  1. 1.A Division of General Dynamics CorporationConvair AstronauticsSan DiegoUSA

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