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Stainless Steel

Mechanical properties listed were obtained on flat tensile specimens. They are considered typical, and are for information only. Properties may vary somewhat on actual parts, depending on size, shape, and processing variables.
 

17-4 PH Stainless Steel

Typical Applications:  Precipitation hardening stainless steel used in applications requiring high strength good ductility, and good corrosion resistance such as for medical, surgical, and firearms parts. Properties listed are in the "H900" heat treated condition. Equivalent to MPIF MIM-17-4 PH solution treated and aged.

Typical Mechanical Properties*

         
  English  Metric
 Sintered Density   7.6 g/cm3   7.6 x 103 kg/m3
 Ultimate Tensile Strength   190,000 psi 1310 MPa
 Yield Strength   170,000 psi   1170 MPa
 Elongation   6% 6%
 Apparent Hardness   41 HRC   41 HRC


430 Stainless Steel


Typical Applications:  Stainless steel with good corrosion resistance which is also a soft magnetic material used for automotive parts, fuel injections systems and a variety of other applications requiring both corrosion resistance and good magnetic response.

Typical Mechanical Properties*

         
  English  Metric
 Sintered Density   7.4 g/cm3   7.4 x 103 kg/m3
 Ultimate Tensile Strength   57,000 psi
  690 MPa
 Yield Strength   34,000 psi
  230 MPa
 Elongation   25%
  25%
 Apparent Hardness   68 HRC   68 HRC

410 Stainless Steel

Typical Applications:
  Stainless steel with very good mechanical properties, fair corrosion resistance and soft magnetic properties. Used for firearms components, medical and surgical parts, and automatic ABS sensing devices.



Typical Mechanical Properties*

         
  English  Metric
 Sintered Density   7.5 g/cm3   7.5 x 103 kg/m3
 Ultimate Tensile Strength   220,000 psi
  1520 MPa
 Yield Strength   180,000 psi
  1240 MPa
 Elongation   5%
  5%
 Apparent Hardness   40 HRC   40 HRC



316L Stainless Steel

Typical Applications:
  Used in applications requiring excellent corrosion resistance, including medical, dental, surgical, computer and telecommunications. Equivalent to MPIF MIM-316L.



Typical Mechanical Properties*

         
  English  Metric
 Sintered Density   7.8 g/cm3   7.8 x 103 kg/m3
 Ultimate Tensile Strength   78,000 psi
  510 MPa
 Yield Strength   30,000 psi
  210 MPa
 Elongation   50%
  50%
 Apparent Hardness   68 HRC   68 HRC