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Aerospace Stainless Steel Sheet

S526 Aerospace Stainless Steel Sheet

BS S526 is an austenitic chromium-nickel stainless steel stabilised with titanium.

For Low Strength Components

Available in soft annealed sheet and strip, the alloy is suitable for low strength components requiring good corrosion resistance and cold workability. With good weldability, the material has a tensile strength (Rm) 540 N/mm². BS S526 is the British aerospace standard for stainless steel 321, and is often supplied dual-certified to the U.S. aerospace specification AMS 5510.


BS S526 aerospace stainless steel sheet includes titanium and offers good corrosion resistance and cold workability. Used in low strength applications the alloy also offers good weldability.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Aerospace fabrication
  • Panels
  • Bodywork
  • Blanking panels
  • Space frames

We stock S526 in sheet and strip.

Technical Assistance

Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for S526 is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.

We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.

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