Chrome Core® 13-FM

Chrome Core® 13-FM is in family of controlled chemistry, ferritic 13% chromium alloy which are candidates for use in magnetic components where corrosion resistance superior to pure iron, low carbon steel, and silicon-iron alloys is desired without the substantial decrease in saturation induction associated with 18% Cr ferritic stainless steels. Applications could include electromechanical devices requiring some degree of corrosion resistance. Each chrome level is available in both a standard and a free-machining grade.

Type Analysis

  • Carbon (Maximum) 0.03
  • Phosphorus (Maximum) 0.03
  • Silicon (Maximum) 1.20-1.80
  • Manganese (Maximum) 0.50-1.25
  • Sulfur (Maximum) 0.200-0.400
  • Chromium (Nominal) 12.50-13.50
  • Molybdenum (Nominal) 0.20-0.50
  • Iron (Nominal) Balance


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