Notable for having a corrosion resistance similar to nickel stainless steels when exposed to atmospheric and mildly corrosive environments. 430 is best suited for exterior and interior applications where corrosion resistance hold higher importance than strength. Typically used in sinks, sink rims, kitchen appliances, stairs, automotive trim, mufflers, heaters, gutters, roofing panels, moldings, countertops, combustion chambers, scientific apparatuses, oil refinery equipment, and ornamental work.
Common Trade Names
UNS S43000, AISI 430, Alloy 430, ferritic stainless steel