Stainless Steel 430 (AMS 5627)

Technical Data Sheet


Chemical Composition Limits
Weight% C Mn Si P S Cr Ni Mo Cu Al Sn
Alloy 430
0.12 max 1.00 1.00 0.04 0.03 16-18 0.75 max 0.50 0.50 0.05 0.05

Grade 430, also known as type WL 1.4016 stainless steel combines good corrosion resistance with good formability and ductility. As Grade 430 has excellent resistance to nitric attack it is well suited to use in chemical applications. Grade 430 is generally used for domestic appliances, flue linings, scientific apparatus etc.

Typical Mechanical Properties


Material Condition
Tensile Strength (ksi) Proof Stress 0.2% (ksi) Elongation A5% Hardness Rockwell B (HR B)
Alloy 430 Annealed Sheet Annealed (AMS 5503) 65 35 20-22 86-90

Grade 430 is available in Sheet, Bar (Hexagon, Round), Tube (Square, Rectangular and Round), Wire, Rings. For all stock availability contact Sales.

AMS 5627 Bars / wire / forgings
AMS 5503 Sheet / strip / plate
ASTM A276 / ASME SA276
ASTM A479 / ASME A479
ASTM A484 / ASME SA484
BS 970; 430S17 / 430S15
WS 1.4016
WS 1.4104
AFNOR Z10CF17 (430F)
UNS S43000

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Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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