Stainless Steel

What are Ferritic Stainless Steels?

These are plain chromium stainless steels with varying chromium content between 12 and 18%, but with low carbon content.

Basic properties of Ferritic Stainless Steel

Moderate to good corrosion resistance increasing with chromium content
Not hardenable by heat treatment and always used in the annealed condition magnetic
Weldability is poor
Formability not as good as the austenitics

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Common uses of Ferritic Stainless Steel

Automotive trim (430)

Automotive exhausts (409)

Colliery equipment (3CR12)

Hot water tanks (444)

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