1.4105 Stainless Steel
All You Need to Know About Martensitic Stainless Steel X6CRMOS17, 1.4105, AISI 430F, According to EN 10088-1
What is 1.4105 Stainless Steel Grade
The 1.4105-grade stainless steel is a martensitic, automatic stainless steel grade. It can be used in both, tempered and annealed conditions. The 1.4105 stainless steel grade cannot be used for welding purposes but the increased Sulphur content ensures high machinability.
The 1.4105-grade stainless steel has the following properties:
- Moderate corrosion resistance
- Good machinability
- Good strength
Why use 1.4105 Stainless Steel
The 1.4105-grade stainless steel is perfect to build those products that require high machinability. of the raw material. The stainless steel grade is also forgeable.
The high carbon content in the chemical composition enables thermal improvement. It also improves strength.
What is the chemical composition of 1.4105 stainless steel?
The chemical composition of 1.4105 stainless steel is:
|1.4105 steel chemical element||% present|
|Carbon (C) [Max]||0.08%|
|Manganese (Mn) [Max]||1.50%|
|Silicon (Si) [Max]||1.50%|
|Chromium (Cr)||16 to 18%|
|Molybdenum (Mo)||0.20 to 0.60%|
|Phosphorus (P) [Max]||0.040%|
|Sulphur (S) [Max]||0.15 to 0.35%|
How to work with 1.4105 steel
|1.4105 steel hot work and heat treatment temperature|
|Hot Forming °C||Soft Annealing °C|
|1150 to 815||850 to 750|
|Cooling with Air|
1.4105 stainless steel applications
The main areas of applications of 1.4105 stainless steel include:
- Furniture parts
- Ball valves
- Nitric acid plants
- Tool holders
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