Stainless Steel 440C

Grade Summary: Grade 440C is a high carbon chromium stainless steel, capable of developing high hardness  (the highest hardness of the stainless steels) and high mechanical properties using conventional heat treating methods. Grade 440C exhibits better corrosion resistance in a hardened condition. This grade has excellent resistance to wear and abrasion and it is magnetic in all conditions.

Typical Applications: Bearings, Nozzles, Pump parts , Mold inserts, Knives, Surgical tools.

Available products: Round Bar, Rectangular Bar, Square Bar and Plate.

Typical Chemical Analysis: * C – .95/1.2 *Cr – 16.0/18.0 *Mn – 1.0 *P – .04 Max. *S – .03

Typical Mechanical Properties**:

Tensile Strength (PSI) 110,000
Yield Point (PSI) 65,000
Brinell Hardness 14

* Chemical Analysis will vary on each heat number
** All values averaged and are representative.

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