GARBAFLEX 188

Flat and shaped wire

GARBAFLEX 188 is an austenitic stainless wire, supplied in the cold rolled or annealed condition.

Chemical composition

C (%) Si (%) Mn (%) P max. (%) S max. (%) Cr (%) Ni (%)
0.08 2.00 2.00 0.045 0.015 16.00 - 19.00 6.00 - 9.50

Mechanical properties

Tensile strength
As cold rolled max. 1850 N/mm2.
As annealed max. 850 N/mm2.

For flat rolled wire

Width (mm) Tolerance (± mm)
2.00 - 5.00 0.050
5.01 - 8.00 0.070
8.01 - 10.00 0.100
Thickness (mm) Tolerance (± mm)
0.20 - 0.80 0.015
0.81 - 1.00 0.019
1.01 - 1.60 0.025

For shaped wire

Width (mm) Tolerance (± mm)
- 1.50 0.020
1.51 - 3.00 0.030
3.01 - 5.00 0.040
5.01 - 7.00 0.050
7.00 - 0.060

Elongation

Min. 40%.

Microstructure

Austenite.

Execution

Rolled on 2 sides (flat).
Rolled on 4 sides (shaped).

Camber

Max. 5 mm measured on 1 m length.

Coil set

Max. 20 mm measured on 1 m length.

Surface conditions

Bright. Surface defects max. 1% of thickness.

Physical properties

E and G modulus of elasticity

Abt. 180 kN/mm2 in drawn condition.
Abt. 185 kN/mm2 after heat treatment.

E and G modulus of shear

Abt. 70 kN/mm2 in drawn condition.
Abt. 73 kN/mm2 after heat treatment.
Density: 7.90 kg/dm3.