What is 18-8 stainless steel? A: 18-8 is another way of referring to 304 stainless and similar alloys (301, 302, etc.). The 18-8 refers to the 18% Chromium and 8% Nickel content of 304 (see the table above), with no more than 0.08% Carbon. Consult also the following resources on our site: https://www.acierlachine.com/en/products/ By webmaster|2023-11-07T13:12:41-05:00October 4th, 2020|Products|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail About the Author: webmaster Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.