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Stainless Steel 430 Material Property Data Sheet

Do you need custom fasteners created with Stainless Steel 430? Since our inception, Vegas Fastener Manufacturing has met every challenge of providing Quality, Timely, Cost-effective solutions for specialty fastener applications. Every product is built to your specifications, using your prints if necessary.

Below are the technical specifications of the Stainless Steel 430 Bar Stock we have available to meet your needs.


AK Steel Ferritic Stainless steel 430

Subcategory: Metal; Stainless Steel; T 400 Series Stainless Steel; Ferritic

Close Analogs: Iron content calculated as remainder

Component   Wt. %
CMax 0.12 
Cr16 - 18 
FeMin 79.31 
MnMax 1 
NiMax 0.5 
PMax 0.04 
SMax 0.03 
SiMax 1 

Material Notes:
AK Steel 430 combines good corrosion resistance and heat and oxidation resistance up to 1500F with good mechanical properties. Typical consumer applications include automotive trim and molding, furnace combustion chambers, dishwashers, range hoods, gas burners, gutters, steam iron bases and flatware. Industrial applications range from interior architectural applications to nitric acid plant equipment.

Information provided by AK Steel

Physical PropertiesMetricEnglishComments
Density7.74 g/cc0.28 lb/in 

Mechanical Properties
Hardness, Rockwell B8585 
Tensile Strength, Ultimate483 MPa70100 psi 
Tensile Strength, Yield310 MPa45000 psi 0.2% YS
Elongation at Break25 %25 % in 2 inches
Modulus of Elasticity200 GPa29000 ksi 

Electrical Properties
Electrical Resistivity6e-005 ohm-cm6e-005 ohm-cm 

Thermal Properties
CTE, linear 20C10.4 m/m-C5.78 in/in-F 0 to 100C
CTE, linear 20C11.4 m/m-C6.33 in/in-F to 538C
Heat Capacity0.46 J/g-C0.11 BTU/lb-F 0C to 100C
Thermal Conductivity26.1 W/m-K181 BTU-in/hr-ft-F 100C
Thermal Conductivity26.3 W/m-K183 BTU-in/hr-ft-F 500C


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