Select country

Austenitic v Martensitic Stainless Steel

Austenitic and martensitic refer to the microstructure of the metal resulting from the nature of the manufacturing process.

Austenitic stainless steels have a relatively modest strength, but good impact properties, are easier to form and weld, are non-magnetic and have a range of good to excellent corrosion resistance.

Martensitic stainless steels tend to have very high strengths, lower impact properties, are more difficult to form and weld, are magnetic and have a lower level of corrosion resistance. Their lower alloy content means that they can be lower cost, depending upon the condition supplied in.

AxFlow stores encrypted data. They won't be distributed. Website Policy
An error has occurred while getting captcha image