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C450

(UNS S45000) Custom 450 is a martensitic age hardenable stainless steel. It has very good corrosion resistance and a yield strength of over 100 KSI in the annealed condition. Custom 450 welds and brazes well.

Chemistry

Element C Mn P S Si Cr Ni Cu Mo
C450 0.050% max 1.00% max 0.030% max 0.030% max 1.00% max 14.00-16.00% 5.00-7.00% 1.25-1.75% 0.50-1.00%

Physical Constants

Density0.280 lbs/in3
Density7.76 g/cmg/cm3

Heating

Forging1650-2300ºF
Annealing1875-1925ºF hold 1hr cool in water or oil
Age Harden900-1050ºF for 4 hrs then air cool

Viking Forging Parameters

Rings24" O.D. X 6" long500 lbs.
Sleeves16" O.D. X 12" long500 lbs.
Disks26" Dia. X 6.5" long500 lbs.
Round Bar12" X 96" long2600 lbs.
Square/Rectangular Bar12" square X 96" long2600 lbs.
Blocks14" X 14" X 14"750 lbs.
Shafts12" Dia. X 96" long2600 lbs.

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