Type 436 (UNS S43600) in Coil Form


Type 436 is a modification of Type 430 with columbium and molybdenum added to reduce the tendency of wavy lines, or roping, during forming. It has improved corrosion resistance and weldability. Automotive and appliance trims are typical applications.

Chemical Composition
Chemical Composition (wt%) limits as specified in ASTM A240 and ASME SA240*

Element 436
Carbon 0.12
Chromium 16.0-18.0
Molybdenum 0.75-1.25
Manganese 1.00
Silicon 1.00
Phosphorus 0.040
Sulfur 0.030
* Maximum, unless range is indicated

Mechanical Properties
Mechanical property requirements for annealed product as specified in ASTM A240 and ASME SA240

Property 436
Yield Strength, min. (ksi) 40
Tensile Strength, min. (ksi) 65
Elongation, min. (%) 20
Hardness, max. (Rb) 90

Physical Properties
Physical properties for Type 436 stainless steel

Property 436 Data
Density, lb/in3 0.276
Modulus of Elasticity, psi 29.0 x 106
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion, 68-212˚F, /˚F 5.6 x 10-6
Thermal Conductivity, Btu/ft hr ˚F 13.0
Specific Heat, Btu/lb ˚F 0.11
Electrical Resistivity, Microohm-in 23.6

Typical standards for Type 436 stainless steel

AMS 5503

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