A193 B8M Class 2 Stud Bolt
ASTM A193 Grade B8M Class 2 studs are manufactured from AISI 316 stainless steel, annealed and strain hardened to achieve increased strength characteristics per A193. Dimensional specifications are governed by ASME B18.31.2. Grade markings consists of both the grade symbol "B8MSH" and the manufacturer's identification mark on one end of each stud 3/8" diameter and larger. Manufacturer's marking may be placed on other end if insufficient space. A193 B8M Class 2 all thread studs having diameters above 1" are most common 8UN (8 threads per inch). For use in pressure vessels, valves, flanges, and fittings for high temperature or high pressure service, or other special purpose applications. A320 grade B8M CL 2 studs available for low temperature service.