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BS S526 Aerospace & Alloy Stainless Steel SheetBS S526

Austenitic Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Sheet

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

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.

Key Features:

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.

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.

Download BS S526 Aerospace & Alloy Stainless Steel Sheet Datasheet

Typical Applications:

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

We offer BS S526 in sheet and strips.


Smiths offer in-house processing operations including a comprehensive guillotining service based at our Head Office and across our 14 UK service Centres, which means that we can cut your material locally to you.

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