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430 Stainless Steel Sheet

KDM stocks 430 stainless steel sheets notable for having good corrosion resistance and formability. It has great strength and other useful mechanical properties. These sheets are simple to bend, deep draw, mold, and work with. Automobile trim, appliance components, and chemicals are among its major fields of applications. KDM proudly supplies 430 stainless steel sheets across 40+ markets.

Use:Applicable in mildly corrosive settings occur with mild temperatures. Sinks, wash troughs, domestic, kitchen and cafeteria equipment, etc
International Specs:S43000

EN 1.4016

Material:Ferritic Stainless Steel
Dimensions / Sizes Available:12″x12″, 12″x24″, 24″x24″, 24″x48″, etc
Gauge Range:0.4 – 20mm
Material Size:1000 x 2000, 1250 x 2500
Material Finishes:BA, 2B, 2D, No. 4, etc
Special Features:A simple corrosion and heat resistant grade. Mildly corrosive environments with heat resistance up to 759°C
Information:Readily fabricated by means of cold forming. i.e. bending and deep drawing
Note:Non-standard sizes available on request
0.036 430 Stainless Steel Sheet
0.036" 430 Stainless Steel Sheet
0.035 Stainless Steel Sheet 430
0.035" Stainless Steel Sheet 430
0.048 Stainless Sheet 430-2B
0.048" Stainless Sheet 430-2B
0.06 Stainless Sheet 430
0.06" Stainless Sheet 430
0.1 Stainless Steel Plate 430
0.1" Stainless Steel Plate 430
0.12 Stainless Sheet 430-2B
0.12" Stainless Sheet 430-2B
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Industries We Served.

Food Service
Food Service
Furniture & Appliances
Furniture & Appliances
Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas

Chemical Composition

Carbon(C):0.12% (Max)
Manganese(Mn):1.00% (Max)
Silicon(Si):1.00% (Max)
Phosphorous(P):0.04% (Max)
Sulfur(S): 0.03% (Min)
Nickel(Ni):0.75% (Max)
Iron (Fe)Balance
Chemical Composition
Mechanical Properties

Mechanical Properties

Tensile Power450 MPa
Yield Strength205
Rockwell Hardness89

Physical Properties

Flexible Modulus 200 GPa
Mean Thermal Expansion Coefficient0-100°C






Thermal Conductivityat 100°C

at 500°C



Specific Heat 0-100°C 460
Electrical Resistivity (nW.m) 600
Physical Properties

Stainless Steel Sheet 430 Features
Stainless Steel Sheet 430 Features
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Oxidation Resistant
  • Non-Stabilized
  • Non-Hardenable
  • Easily Formable
  • Ferritic
  • Excellent Low Temperature
  • Good Ductility
Stainless Steel Sheet 430 Applications
Typical Applications for 430 Stainless Steel Sheet:
  • Linings for Dish Washers
  • Element Supports
  • Fasteners
  • Chimney Liners
  • Sink Backsplash
  • Appliance Faces
  • Combustion Chambers
  • Gasoline Powered Automobile Engines

Processing Selection

Heat Treatment
Heat Treatment

Heat treatment cannot harden 430 stainless steel.

Annealing: heating to 815°C, soaking for 30 minutes per 25 mm of thickness, furnace cooling to 600°C, and then quickly air-cooling.

If the component is slowly cooled from 540 to 400°C, it will become brittle.

Sub-Critical annealing: Heat to 760–815 °C, then let cool naturally or quench with water.


Pre heat at 150–200°C is advised for welding grade 430.

A post-weld anneal at 790–815°C can relieve brittleness in the heat-affected zone and weld metal.


Grade 430 is more easily machined than the common austenitic grades, like 304.

There is still a propensity for irritation and picking up the cutting tool.

Bars that have undergone light drawing are simpler to machine than annealed bars.


430 stainless steel only be manufactured using equipment made specifically for those materials.

Before usage, all equipment and work surfaces must be well cleaned.

These safety measures are required to prevent the cross-contamination of stainless steel with easily corroded metals that could stain the finished product’s surface.

Cold Treatment
Cold Treatment

Although relatively cold and workable, stainless steel grade 430 is not quite as ductile as stainless steel grade 304.

The difference in work hardening between 430 and 304 gives 430 the upper hand.

What Does the Grade 430 Stainless Steel Mean?

Stainless steel grade 430 belongs to the ferritic class and cannot be hardened.

Only chromium is present in this grade, which belongs to the ferritic group of steels and includes between 16% and 18% of it.

Nickel, manganese, sulfur, phosphorus, and silicon are present in very small quantities.

Grade 430 is referred regarded as a straight chromium alloy for this reason.

What is the Best Way to Install 430 Stainless Steel Sheets?

A strong adhesive or contact cement to adhere to walls or flat surfaces.

The effectiveness of other glue will vary.

Place the stainless steel on the ground face down (or flat surface).

Apply adhesive evenly and completely on the steel sheet.

The 430 stainless steel should be lifted and pressed firmly against the wall.

Apply long strips of tape across the steel and attach the tape’s ends to different drywall surfaces.

Up until the adhesive dries, the tape provides stability.

Remove all of the temporary tapes after 24 hours, or as soon as the adhesive has dried.

Lastly, carefully remove the PVC face from the stainless steel front.

Better Stainless Steel: 304 or 430?

Grade 430 and 304 are the two most popular grades of stainless steel.

Both provide a robust iron alloy that can withstand corrosion and rust.

The grade 304 provides generally more corrosion resistance than grade 430 due to its higher nickel content.

Additionally, the nickel makes drawing or pressing grade 304 simpler.

But that identical component also drives up the cost of grade 304 steel.

Simply put, grade 304 gives more durability and malleability, while grade 430 offers a more affordable steel option.

Does 430 Grade Stainless Steel Resists Rust?

Yes. All stainless steel grades are rustproof.

Grade 430 works best for buyers on a tight budget as it’s cost-effective

Is Type 430 Stainless Steel Magnetic?

Magnetism exists in ferritic stainless steel grades.

Grade 430 is hence magnetic.

How Safe is 430 Stainless Steel?

Corrosion shouldn’t be a problem as long as stainless steel 430, or any other grade of stainless steel.

It is utilized for the intended purposes and isn’t abused or misused.

Additionally, a smooth finish will lessen the possibility of corrosion and make it simpler to sterilize all surfaces.

Does 430 Stainless steel Work Well Outside?

Yes. 430 stainless steel is commonly employed for mild weather conditions outside or indoors where the weather is tracked.

Some examples are metal door frame casings.

Similar to this, escalators at shopping malls are made of 430 stainless steel to fend off the slush and salt that patrons bring inside.

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