The most formable of all precipitation-hardening stainless and provides high strength and hardness. The valuable mechanical properties of 17-7 stainless sheet makes it particularly well suited for aerospace applications as well as its low distortion in heat treatment makes it a common choice for intricate parts. Typically used in aerospace parts, chemical processing equipment, springs, washers, heat exchangers, power boilers, and other high temperature applications.
Common Trade Names
UNS S17700, SAE J217, AK Steel 17-7 PH®*, 17-7PH, 17-7 PH, 17/7PH, 17/7 PH, Precipitation Hardening
*AK Steel 17-7 PH® is a registered trademark of AK Steel Holding Corporation.