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Aerospace Stainless Steel Bar

S62 Aerospace Stainless Steel Bar

BS S62 Aerospace Stainless Steel Bar is a martensitic stainless steel similar to 410 stainless steel but with an increased carbon content that improves hardness, strength and wear resistance. Corrosion resistance properties are achieved by the addition of >12% chromium and heat treatments. The alloy is not often welded, but it is possible.


S62 Aerospace Stainless Steel Bar includes increased carbon content which makes the alloy stronger and harder. It is a martensitic alloy which is similar to Type 410. Once hardened, the corrosion resistance of the material is good.

Typical Applications

Commercial applications for this engineering material include:

  • Aerospace components
  • Medical sector in instruments
  • Cutlery
  • Hand tools
  • Plastic Moulds
  • Pump shafts

We stock S62 in round bar.

Technical Assistance

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.

Additional Info

A technical datasheet for S62 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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