Stainless 420 possesses similar qualities to the 420 grade, but provides improved hardness and strength when heat treated. Best suited for applications that require mild corrosion resistance, heat resistance, and excellent strength. Typically used in shear blades, needle valves, surgical equipment, cutlery, bearings, bushings, fasteners, screens, mine ladder rungs, pumps shafts, valve components, turbines, steam and gas applications.
Common Trade Names
UNS S42000, AISI 420, Alloy 420, Ruetom Special 420 SS, martensitic stainless steel