440c Stainless Steel Flat Bar
The 440C stainless steel flat bar is characterized by its flat and rectangular cross-section, renowned for its elevated carbon content and outstanding resistance to corrosion. This type of flat bar can be subjected to heat treatment processes to attain exceptional strength and hardness while maintaining a magnetic property at all times. Our offerings encompass tailored customization services, catering to diverse requirements in terms of dimensions, shapes, and colors.
Key Features of 440c Stainless Steel Flat Bar
The 440C stainless steel flat bar boasts an array of features that contribute to its prominence. These encompass durability, robust construction, and remarkable wear resistance. Notably, its high hardness and strength are complemented by commendable toughness. Furthermore, the flat bar exhibits the ability to counteract corrosion, thereby extending its service life and facilitating safe and convenient operations within various applications.
Wide Applications for 440c Stainless Steel Flat Bar
The versatile nature of the 440C stainless steel flat bar renders it suitable for a myriad of industries. These encompass construction, refineries, general engineering, industrial machinery, and tool applications. Its adaptability is further highlighted by its utilization in diverse forms, such as ball bearings and races, nozzles, measuring instruments, knife blades, surgical implements, and cutlery. Additionally, it is favored for applications like bearings, valve components, bushings, structural aircraft parts, valve seats, and gage blocks.
Our commitment to quality is underscored by a rigorous quality inspection process for the 440C stainless steel flat bar:
- Visual Dimension Test
- Mechanical Evaluation: Stability, Height, and Area Reduction
- Forming Test
- Chemical Analysis
- Hardness Test
- Pitting Protection Test
- Penetration Test
- Intergranular Corrosion Testing
- Result Analysis
- Metallography Experimental Test
These stringent assessments ensure that the 440C stainless steel flat bar consistently meets the highest standards, assuring customers of its reliability, durability, and performance.
|1-8m or cut to length
|1- 500 mm
|A276, A484, DIN 1028, T440C, S44004
Here are the main key differences between the two:
- Carbon Content:
– 440 Stainless Steel: This grade contains a lower carbon content compared to 440C. It typically has a carbon content ranging from 0.65% to 0.75%.
– 440C Stainless Steel: This grade has a significantly higher carbon content, ranging from 0.95% to 1.20%. The higher carbon content contributes to its increased hardness and wear resistance.
- Hardness and Wear Resistance:
– 440 Stainless Steel: While it is still relatively hard, the lower carbon content of 440 stainless steel generally results in lower hardness and wear resistance compared to 440C. It might be suitable for applications that require moderate levels of hardness and wear resistance.
– 440C Stainless Steel: 440C stainless steel has much higher levels of hardness and wear resistance. As a result, it is commonly used in applications where sharp edges, durability, and resistance to wear are critical, such as high-end knife blades, bearings, and cutting tools.
- Corrosion Resistance:
– Due to the higher carbon content in 440C, it might exhibit slightly reduced corrosion resistance compared to 440 stainless steel.
In summary, the main difference between 440 and 440C stainless steel lies in their carbon content and the resulting hardness and wear resistance. 440C stainless steel has a higher carbon content, making it more suitable for applications that require superior hardness, wear resistance, and edge retention. However, it might have slightly reduced corrosion resistance compared to 440 stainless steel. The choice between these two grades would depend on the specific requirements of the application and the trade-offs between hardness, wear resistance, and corrosion resistance.