unstabilized stainless steel


ECSS-Q-ST-70-71C Rev.1


steels from the 300 series which do not contain Titanium or Niobium as a stabilizing element against the formation of iron-carbides


  • NOTE The iron-carbide formation is also called sensitization and occurs during prolonged heating at temperatures above 370 °C. Iron-carbide formation can also be avoided using lower carbon grades.
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