1.4542 17-4PH Stainless Steel

Everything You Need to Know About Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steel X5CrNiCuNb16-4, 1.4542 17-4PH, 17-4PH According to EN 10088-3

What is 1.4542 17-4PH Stainless Steel Quality?

1.4542 17-4PH grade stainless steel is a precipitation hardening stainless steel. This type of stainless steel contains chromium, nickel and has an optimum blend of properties of martensitic and austenitic stainless-steel grades. 1.4542 17-4PH stainless steel quality gains high strength after heat treatment.

1.4542 17-4PH quality stainless steel has the following features:

  1. High tensile strength after heat treatment
  2. Moderate to good corrosion resistance
  3. Good machinability in annealed condition

Why use 1.4542 17-4PH Stainless Steel?

Stainless steel grade 1.4542 17-4PH shows good corrosion resistance in a variety of environments. Stainless steel quality also has good oxidation resistance. The biggest advantage of precipitation hardened steels, such as stainless-steel grade 1.4542 17-4PH, is that they can be solution treated in an easily machinable state.

What is the chemical composition of 1.4542 17-4PH stainless steel?

The chemical composition of 1.4542 17-4PH stainless steel is as follows:

1.4542 17-4PH steel chemical element % present
Carbon (C) [Max] 0.07%
Manganese (Mn) 1.50%
Silicon (Si) [Max] 0.70%
Chromium (Cr) [Max 15.0 to 17.0%
Copper (Cu) [Max] 3.0 to 5.0%
Niobium (Nb) [Max] 5 X C<0.45%
Molybdenum (Mo) [Max] 0.60%
Nickel (Ni) [Max] 3.0 to 5.0%
Phosphorus (P) [Max] 0.040%
Sulphur (S) [Max] 0.030%

How to work with 1.4542 17-4PH steel

1.4542 17-4PH steel hot work and heat treatment temperature
Hot Forming °C Solution Annealing °C Melting Range °C Stress-Relieving °C Mill Annealing °C
1175 to 1095 1060 to 1030 1440 to 1400 660 to 600 1050 to 1020
Cooling by oil, air Cooling by air, oil

Applications of 1.4542 17-4PH stainless steel

The main application areas of 1.4542 17-4PH stainless steel are:

  1. gears
  2. turbine blades
  3. moulding dies
  4. Valves and other engine components

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