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17-7 PH is a precipitation-hardening stainless steel which combines high strength and hardness.
The alloy has excellent fatigue properties, good corrosion resistance and is easily formed. Due to the alloys good mechanical and physical properties, 17-7PH is particularly popular in the aerospace sector. The alloy can be used in the manufacture of flat springs up to 315°C (600°F).
17-7PH offers high strength and hardness with minimum distortion under heat treatment. With good formability and excellent fatigue properties, the alloy provides good corrosion resistance. The attractive combination and strength and hardness results in use in such market sectors as aerospace and defence.
Commercial applications for this engineering material include:
Our knowledgeable staff and resident metallurgists will be pleased to assist you further on any technical topic. Smiths Metal Centres Limited also boasts an in-house UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory which is unique within the multi-metal and plastic stockholding sector. We believe this underlines our total commitment to quality and our ethos of being the complete service provider.
A technical datasheet for 17 7PH is available in PDF file format. To view and download, please click here.
We offer in-house processing options - for more information, please refer to our processing services.
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