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SS 409M

SS 409M
SS 409M
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Product Code : 02
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Conquest Steel & Alloysis a formidable supplier and stockholder of IRSM 44 and SS 409M which are mostcommonly used fabrication materials for the railway wagons due to itsabundantly availability, low initial cost, easy to fabricate, cast and forge,good strength, easy to enhance properties by adding alloying elements and heattreatment, recyclable and eco-friendly. IRSM 44 Stainless steel has been apreferred material in railway applications worldwide on account of its longerlife, higher strength to-weight ratio, aesthetic appearance & corrosionresistance. The most important benefit is that SS409M stainless steel is asustainable material, after a long service life, there is very little loss ofmaterial due to corrosion. Its durability and minimal maintenance requirementsmakes stainless steel a better choice economically. Benefitted by energy savinglightweight design and 100% recyclability at the end of service life, stainlesssteel can be qualified as environmental friendly material. Bright contemporaryfinish of stainless steel has further strengthened the applicability ofstainless steel in rail industry. In addition, stainless steel does not requireprotective paint coatings which further reduce maintenance cost. For wagonapplication, we will be talking about only one utility grade stainless steel1.4003, which has numerous local names in different countries. IRSM 44 - 97also supplied according to equivalent standards and specifications which are EN10088-2 ASTM S40977, DIN X2Cr11, 3CR 12, F12N, IR - CK 201, X2CrNi12, SS409M.

Manystainless steel grades are in use in railways operations today. Austeniticstainless steel grades 301LN, 201, 301, 201LN and 304 have been used in theconstruction of railway coaches, while ferritic stainless steel 409M, IRSM 44-97 and X2CrNi12 have been used for freight wagons.


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