440C Stainless Steel Data Sheet

440C stainless steel is a martensitic grade of stainless steel that provides very good wear resistance combined with moderate corrosion resistance in mild environments. 440C is heat treatable to RC 59. This grade is commonly used in cutlery and food processing applications.

Chemical Composition

Carbon 1.00%
Manganese .50%
Chromium 17.50%
Silicon .35%
Molybdenum .50%


Typical Applications
Plastic Injection Molds
Cutlery
Custom Knives
Food Processing Equipment
Bearings
Petroleum Pumps and Valves
Surgical Tools

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