As a ferritic stainless steel, 430 stainless steel is categorized by its high chromium content. Ranging from 12-180, the increased levels of chromium create a grade of stainless steel that possesses good ductility and formability characteristics. It also has the ability to resist strong acid corrosion, and also because of the high chromium levels provides good resistance to oxidation.
Fe, <0.12% C, 16-18% Cr, <0.75% Ni, <1.0% Mn, <1.0% Si, <0.040% P, <0.030% S
Common Trade Names
430 Stainless, 430 Stainless Steel
- Maximum corrosion resistance is reached when stainless steel has been polished or buffed.
- To eliminate brittleness at room temperature after heating, anneal the metal.
As one of the more widely used ferritic stainless steels, 430 stainless has numerous consumer as well as commercial product applications. From automotive trim, dishwashers, range hoods and flatware to oil refinery and roofing equipment, 430 can be found in a number of popular uses.
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