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420 Stainless Steel Plate - AMS 5506


Type 420 is high carbon, martensitic stainless steel.  This material provides full corrosion resistance only in a hardened condition.  It is ideal for a more polished finish.  420 is magnetic in both the annealed and hardened conditions.

Standard Inventory Specifications

  • UNS S42000
  • AMS 5506
  • ASTM A 176

Common Applications of 420 Stainless Steel Plate

  • Surgical Instruments
  • Dental instruments
  • Cutlery
  • Hand Tools

Inventory Size Range

  • Plate : 0.4375" - 2.000"

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The technical data provided is for information only and not for design purposes. It is not warranted or guaranteed.

Element    
Carbon 0.15 min  
Manganese   1.00 max
Silicon   1.00 max
Phosphorus   0.040 max
Sulfur   0.030 mx
Chromium 12.0 min 14.0 max
   
Density kg/mᶟ 7750
Thermal Conductivity at 100°C 24.9
Electrical Resistivity 550
Elastic Modulus (Gpa) 200
Annealed ASTM A276
Yield Strength 0.2% Proof (Mpa) 345
Tensile Strength (Mpa) 655
Elongation (% in 50mm) 25
Hardness (HB) 241 max

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