Stainless steel

CarTech Custom 455®
1.4543
AISI XM-16

Custom 455® is a precipitation-hardened, martensitic stainless steel that offers exceptional hardness and mechanical strength. It is delivered in a machinable solution heat treated condition. Given its high mechanical strength to torsion torque, this alloy is particularly recommended for use in tools subjected to torque.

® CarTech Custom 455 is a registered trademark of CRS Holdings, Inc, subsidiary of Carpenter Technology Corp.
Key benefits
  • High corrosion resistance
  • Toughness
  • Torsion resistance
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CarTech Custom 455®
1.4543
AISI XM-16

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Standards
  • ASTM F899
  • ASTM A564
  • NFS 94-090
Forms available in stock
Diameter
  • 4,76 mm to 63,5 mm
Length
  • 3000-3500 mm
Standards
  • AMS 5617
Forms available in stock
Diameter
  • 4,76 mm to 63,5 mm
Length
  • 3000-3500 mm

Chemical composition

Reference standard : ASTM F899
C
  • 0% min
  • 0,5% max
Si
  • 0% min
  • 0,5% max
Ni
  • 7,5% min
  • 9,5% max
P
  • 0% min
  • 0,04% max
S
  • 0% min
  • 0,03% max
Cr
  • 11,0% min
  • 12,5% max
Mn
  • 0% min
  • 0,5% max
Cu
  • 1,5% min
  • 2,5% max
Nb
  • 0,1% min
  • 0,5% max
Ti
  • 0,8% min
  • 1,4% max
Fe
  • Balance
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Mechanical properties

Rm (Mpa)
965 (solution annealed)
Rp 0,2 (Mpa)
793 (solution annealed)
Density (g/cm3)
7,8
A (%)
14 (solution annealed)