As you can see, the biggest difference when it comes to using 316L/904L for steel case and bracelet material in watches, is that 904L has a higher percentage
Apr 25, 2016 · I would speak to a dermatologist though before going to such an extreme because as others have said, an allergy to stainless steel is highly uncommon even with the higher nickel content of 904L. Roger1079
Nov 02, 2017 · Additionally, the high content of nickel in the 904L found in gen Rolex watches could produce allergic skin reactions in some sensitive persons. Moving on to a comparison of the two 316 alloys; due to the usually higher content of molybdenum, 316L is typically slightly more corrosion resistant than 316F.
Alloy 904L (UNS N08904) is a superaustenitic stainless steel that is designed for moderate to high corrosion resistance in a wide range of process environments. The combination of high chromium and nickel content, coupled with additions of molybdenum and
Check out Tudor Pelagos, being full titanium, you will develop no rash since there isn't nickel. 904L modern rolexes have more nickel than older 316L, so most likely the rash will be worse. The two tones have just a smaller reaction, since the watch case will be 904L like the all steel rolexes, since the caseback and lugs are all steel and those are the parts in contact with the skin.
Nov 07, 2001 · Grade 904L stainless steel is a non stabilized austenitic stainless steel with low carbon content. This high alloy stainless steel is added with copper to improve its resistance to strong reducing acids, such as sulphuric acid. The steel is also resistant to
World's most popular finishing site / Internet's friendliest corner topic 18323 Stainless steel 316L versus 904L 2002. Q. I know stainless steel 316L is used in pharmaceutical and medical environments, I would like to know if stainless steel 904L can be used as a substitute and if it matches FDA and international standards the same as 316L does.
Aug 02, 2012 · Generally speaking, people who have nickel allergies react to Rolex watches because they use nickel heavy 904L steel, but are fine with the 316L
Jul 23, 2017 · Totally possible. I’m actually allergic to surgical steel also. A piercing specialist told me that it is impossible to be allergic to surgical steel, and refused to believe me. I still had holes in my ears from having them pierced when I was young
Nov 16, 2013 · I know this is an old thread, but I found it because I DID just have an allergic reaction to my new SS Rolex. I didn't know about the 904L stainless steel until I researched this problem after I got a rash and swelling on my wrist. When I bought the new Rolly, I specifically asked about the metals, and told the SA I was allergic to nickel.
Sep 21, 2016 · Rolex calls 904L stainless steel a “corrosion resistant superalloy.” 904L differs from 316L because of extra Chromium, Molybdenum, Nickel, and Copper which gives it improved resistance to acids. 316L is considered a tougher, harder, “marine grade” steel, but it does not have luster and acid
904L Stainless Steel Bolts, 904l fasteners and 904l screws suppliers For Rolex putting this in real diver watches worked well as the watch was expected to be worn over a wet suit so nickel allergy was not a worry but the reason no one else uses this grade is it makes no sense to risk a reaction to the high nickel content as few actually sea dive for a living and 99% are worn next to the skin.
904l can be used by any brand and in fact the £400 Rolex fakes use it all the time. Outside of professional diver equipment it’s a marketing gig. 904l also causes nickel allergy in some people
Jun 30, 2014 · Rolex uses 904L steel, which contains nickel. It's harder than the 316L steel used in most watches, although nothing like as hard as Damasko steel or tegimented submarine steel.
Stainless steel is commonly used in body piercings, cookware and orthopedic implants, so it is widely regarded as safe. Persons with other metal allergies could have a reaction, though it is
Jun 18, 2009 · Also, austenic steel type 904L does contain more Nickel than the steel 316L. At least potentially, people having Nickel allergy could react by wearing steel 904L. However, the Nickel is said to be very well bounded in the steel. The 904L steel that Rolex uses is
Answers from doctors on what is stainless steel jewelry are people allergic to it. First"stainless steel" is a carbon based metal. However, most "stainless steel" even so called "surgical stainless" will contain other metals in trace amounts. If people are allergic to nickel or chromium, if their stainless steel has enough of those metals in it, they might have a reaction.
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