Contains added phosphorus and sulphur for machinability, chips easily and will not damage your tools, but can be heat treated to increase its strength and hardness. 416 is ideal for applications where excellent machining properties are important but superior corrosion resistance is not. Typically used in concrete footings, piers, walls, beams, columns, supports, braces, railings, and handles.
Common Trade Names
UNS S41600, AISI 416, Alloy 416, martensitic stainless steel