1.4511 430NB Stainless Steel

Everything You Need to Know About Ferritic Stainless Steel X3CrNb17, 1.4511 430NB According to EN 10088-3

What is 1.4511 430NB Stainless Steel Quality?

1.4511 430NB grade stainless steel is a ferritic stainless steel formulated for the primary shaping of forged products. Considering ferritic stainless-steel grades, stainless steel grade 1.4511 430NB exhibits moderately high ductility. However, it is a steel that contains chromium and cannot be hardened.

1.4511 430NB quality stainless steel has the following features:

  1. Good corrosion resistance
  2. Good formability
  3. Good stress corrosion cracking resistance

Why use 1.4511 430NB Stainless Steel?

If you are looking for ferritic stainless steel with good stress corrosion cracking resistance, 1.4511 430NB- stainless steel grade will be the right choice. Although it is a steel that cannot be hardened, it provides practical mechanical properties that can be used.

What is the chemical composition of 1.4511 430NB stainless steel?

The chemical composition of 1.4511 430NB stainless steel is as follows:

1.4511 430NB steel chemical element % present
Carbon (C) [Max] 0.05%
Manganese (Mn) [Max] 1.00%
Silicon (Si) [Max] 1.00%
Chromium (Cr) [Max] 16.0 to 18.0%
Niobium (Nb) [Max] 1.0%
Phosphorus (P) [Max] 0.040%
Sulphur (S) [Max] 0.030%

How to work with 1.4511 430NB steel

1.4511 430NB steel hot work and heat treatment temperature
Hot Forming °C Soft Annealing °C Melting Range °C
1100 to 850 850 to 750 1500 to 1470
Cooling by air

Applications of 1.4511 430NB stainless steel

The main application areas of 1.4511 430NB stainless steel are:

  1. solar heaters
  2. Kitchen utensils
  3. Moneys
  4. slate hooks

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