430

UNS #S43000

430 stainless is a corrosion- and heat-resisting 17% chromium ferritic stainless steel used for all types of decorative trim as the color resembles that of chromium plate when buffed. Its hardness can be moderately increased by cold-working, but the alloy cannot be hardened by heat-treating.

Type Analysis

  • Carbon (Maximum) 0.12
  • Phosphorus (Maximum) 0.04
  • Silicon (Maximum) 1
  • Manganese (Maximum) 1
  • Sulfur (Maximum) 0.03
  • Chromium (Nominal) 16.00-18.00
  • Iron (Nominal) Balance

Applications

Automobile body molding, door handles, hub caps, instrument panel trim, finishing washers, bumper medallions, and gas tank caps. trim on cameras, vending machines, counters and showcases, electrical appliances

Applicable Specifications

  • AMS 5627
  • ASME SA182
  • ASTM A182
  • ASTM A240
  • ASTM A276
  • ASTM A314
  • ASTM A473
  • ASTM A479
  • ASTM A493
  • ASTM A580
  • QQ-S-763
  • SA 240
  • SA 479

Bar

Billet

Coil

Rod

Rounds

Strip

Sheet

Wire

Shapes

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