SUS444 Ferritic Stainless Steel

SUS444 (00Cr18Mo2) is an ultra-low carbon nitrogen, containing 18% chromium and 2% molybdenum, high corrosion resistance ferritic stainless steel.
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SUS444 (00Cr18Mo2) is an ultra-low carbon nitrogen, containing 18% chromium and 2% molybdenum, high corrosion resistance ferritic stainless steel.

The steel is usually stabilized with niobium or titanium to avoid intergranular corrosion after welding. The steel is particularly suitable for various water treatment devices.


444 Chemical Composition:

C: ≤0.025

Mn: ≤1.00

Si: ≤1.00

Cr: 17.5~19.5

Ni: ≤1.00

P: ≤0.04

S: ≤0.03

Mo: 1.75~2.5

N: ≤0.035

Ti+Nb: ≥0.2+4(%C+%N)


The yield strength of 444 is 1.5 times that of carbon steel and 6 times that of fiberglass. It has excellent and benign characteristics for shock resistance, snow resistance, wind pressure resistance and impact resistance.

SUS444 ferritic stainless steel has high thermal conductivity, about 130% ~ 150% of that of chromium-nickel austenitic stainless steel, which is very suitable for heat exchange. 


The steel has good plasticity and toughness, and is suitable for drawing, rolling forming and stamping manufacturing. Especially the application corrosion resistance is the best, in high chloride medium corrosion resistance than ordinary ferrite stainless steel and Olympic stainless steel, generally do not produce chloride stress corrosion cracking. 


After adding Ti, Mo and other elements., the performance of hole and crevice corrosion resistance was improved. The steel can be welded by welding ordinary stainless steel. The steel is especially suitable for food processing equipment, heat exchangers, water heater tanks, water storage tanks, solar energy collection panels, etc.

Stainless steel 444 belongs to high alloy ferritic stainless steel, compared with common steel type 


SUS430:

1.The content of chromium is about 1.0% higher, and the alloy element molybdenum (Mo) is added. Therefore, this steel type has good corrosion resistance to pitting, crevelling and stress corrosion, and its corrosion resistance is even better than SUS304 and SUS316 in some fields.

2.Titanium (Ti), niobium (Nb), zirconium (Zr) and other stabilizing elements are added, so the steel has good resistance to intergranular corrosion and high temperature oxidation.

The old brand number is 00Cr18Mo2, and the new brand number is 019Cr19Mo2NbTi, the unified digital code is S11972 (GB/T 20878-2007).

SUS444 has ultra-low carbon and nitrogen impurity elements, while SUS444 adds molybdenum to improve the point corrosion resistance, and SUS444 adds niobium or titanium to stabilize.


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