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A nonmagnetic solid solution of iron and another alloying element, usually assumed to be carbon unless otherwise specified, used in making corrosion-resistant steel.

[After Sir William Chandler Roberts- Austen (1843-1902), British metallurgist.]

aus′ten·it′ic (-ĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.austenitic - composed of austenite; "austenitic alloy steel"
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Stainless steel, classified under five groups as martensitic, ferritic, austenitic, precipitation hardened and double phase, are widely used in industries, such as the food industry, chemistry, power engineering, medical applications, high or subzero temperature applications, petroleum, petrochemical and textile, transport and architectural applications.
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Austenitic 347 stainless steel exhibits extremely good ductility and is used in applications requiring good formability, such as the formation of furnace tubes in petrochemical industries, mainly because of its corrosion resistance and mechanical strength.
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