Stainless Steel 420 (AMS 5620/AMS 5621)
Technical Data Sheet
|Chemical Composition Limits|
|Alloy 420||0.15 min||0.040 max||1.00 max||Bal||1.00 max||0.030 max||12-14|
Alloy 420 is a martensitic stainless steel of the 12% Chromium type. Due to it's Chromium content 420 will achieve high hardness. Alloy 420 is used in many different applications including surgical and dental instruments, scissors, needle valves, gears, ball bearings, magnets etc. Alloy 420 should not be used for springs or heavily stressed parts that require to be operated at sub-zero temperatures.
Typical Mechanical Properties
|Material||Tensile Strength (Mpa)||Proof Stress 0.2% (MPa)||% Elongation in 2"||% Reduction of Area||Hardness Brinell|
|Alloy 420 Ann
Room Temp 1" Round Bar
AMS 5506 Sheet / strip / plate
AMS 5620 Bars / forging (free mach)
AMS 5621 Bars / wire / forgings
ASTM A276 / ASME SA276
ASTM A314 / ASME SA314
ASTM A484 / ASME SA484
ASTM A580 / ASME SA580
BS 970; 420S37 / 420S29 / 420S45
EN56B / EN56C / EN56D
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