430 Stainless Steel Sheet

430 stainless steel sheet is a popular ferritic stainless steel product. Kloeckner Metals proudly supplies it nationwide across our network of 40+ branches.

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Typical Standards

Grade Sizes Routinely Stocked
Thickness WidthLength
430Inquire for sizes

General Info About 430

430 stainless steel sheet is a non-stabilized ferritic stainless steel. It has a higher percentage of chromium content which makes for a highly corrosion resistant, heat tolerant, stainless steel with oxidation resistance and good mechanical properties.

More Details About 430

  • Advantages/Disadvantages

    This stainless steel grade provides good resistance to corrosion, oxidation, and heat up to 1500°F. It is non-hardenable and non-stabilized. Given it is a non-stabilized ferritic stainless steel, it is less readily welded and may not be suitable for applications requiring extensive or critical weldments.

  • Industries

    This grade is common in the food service, architecture, oil and gas, automotive, and appliances industries.

  • Applications

    It can be used for automotive trim and molding, gutters, roofing, and siding as well as restaurant equipment and appliances.

  • Machining

    It has good machinability.

  • Welding

    It is weldable to a degree.

  • Heat Treatment

    It is not heat treatable.

Chemical Properties

0.12% max1.00% max0.04%0.03% max1.00% max16 - 18%0.75%

Mechanical Properties

Mechanical Properties
Tensile Strength, Ultimate450 MPa65 ksi
Tensile Strength, Yield205 MPa30 ksi
Elongation at Break (in 2")22%22%
Rockwell HardnessB89B89

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this ferritic stainless steel stabilized?


    No. This stainless steel grade is not stabilized which impacts weldability.

  • Does this stainless steel resist stress corrosion cracking?


    Yes. All ferritic stainless steels including 430 show excellent resistance to stress corrosion cracking.

  • Is this grade easily formed?


    Yes. 430 stainless steel is easily formed.

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