ThePipingMart Blog Grades AMS 5505 Stainless Steel – Composition, Properties, and Uses

AMS 5505 Stainless Steel – Composition, Properties, and Uses

AMS 5505

AMS 5505 is a specific type of stainless steel with great corrosion resistance and versatile properties. This material is commonly used in various applications and industries, from the medical field to household appliances. If you’re wondering what AMS 5505 material is and what it can offer, read on as we dive into its composition, physical and mechanical properties, uses, hardness, and heat treatment.

What is AMS 5505?

AMS 5505 (also known as 410 Stainless Steel) is a specification for stainless steel material that is used in a wide variety of industrial applications. This specification covers the general requirements for annealed, cold-worked, and hot-rolled austenitic stainless steel materials for high-temperature and corrosive service. Essentially, AMS5505 is a high-quality, reliable material designed to withstand extreme conditions and maintain strength and durability over time. Whether you’re working in aerospace, automotive, or any other industry requiring high-performance materials, the AMS 5505 sheet is worth considering. So if you’re looking for a reliable and robust material that will stand the test of time, check out AMS5505!

What Form Is AMS 5505 Available at Piping Mart?

  • Nut
  • Bar
  • Bolt
  • Pipe
  • Screw
  • Tubing
  • Valves
  • Washers
  • Flanges
  • Fasteners
  • Electrodes
  • Stud Bolts
  • Sheet Plates
  • Round Pipes
  • Sheet Pipes
  • Pipe Fittings
  • Forged Fitting
  • ERW Pipes
  • Stud Bolts

AMS 5505 Composition

AMS 5505 sheet is a type of austenitic stainless steel that contains 18% chromium and 8% nickel. It also has a small amount of carbon, manganese, and silicon. Adding these components provides AMS 5505 with excellent corrosive resistance, high ductility, and outstanding formability.

Grade C Mn Si P S Cr Ni
AMS 5505 min.






AMS 5505 Physical Properties

Regarding physical properties, AMS 5505 has a density of 8 g/cm3, a melting point of 1400-1450°C, and a coefficient of thermal expansion of 17.3 µm/m°C. It also has low electrical conductivity, excellent thermal conductivity, and a high magnetic permeability.

Grade Density (kg/m3) Elastic Modulus (GPa) Mean Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (μm/m/°C) Thermal Conductivity (W/m.K) Specific Heat 0-100 °C (J/kg.K) Electrical Resistivity (nΩ.m)
0-100 °C 0-315 °C 0-538 °C at 100 °C at 500 °C
5505 7800 200 9.9 11 11.5 24.9 28.7 460 570

AMS 5505  Mechanical Properties

AMS 5505 sheet has great mechanical properties, making it an ideal material for various applications. Its tensile strength is around 80 ksi, and has a yield strength of 35 ksi. Additionally, AMS 5505 material has excellent elongation and reduction properties, making it ideal for cold working.

Tempering Temperature (°C) Tensile Strength (MPa) Yield Strength 0.2% Proof (MPa) Elongation (% in 50 mm) Hardness Brinell (HB) Impact Charpy V (J)
Annealed * 480 min 275 min 16 min
204 1475 1005 11 400 30
316 1470 961 18 400 36
427 1340 920 18.5 405 #
538 985 730 16 321 #
593 870 675 20 255 39
650 300 270 29.5 225 80

AMS 5505 Equivalents

Grade UNS No Old British Euronorm Swedish SS Japanese JIS
BS En No Name
AMS 5505 S41000 410S21 56A 1.4006 X12Cr13 2302 SUS 410

AMS 5505 Uses

AMS 5505 wire is highly versatile and is utilized in a variety of industries. It is widely used in medical implants, fasteners, kitchen appliances, automotive components, and aerospace and defence applications. Its outstanding properties make it ideal in highly corrosive environments, such as saltwater, chemicals, and acidic substances.

AMS 5505 Hardness

AMS 5505 has an average hardness of 150 HB, with a range of 130-165 HB. This material can be easily hardened using cold working techniques such as rolling, forging, or drawing. It can also withstand high temperatures without losing its toughness or corrosion resistance.

AMS 5505  Heat treatment

AMS 5505 bars is heat-treated at 1010-1120°C and then cooled rapidly using air, water, or oil. This process can increase the tensile strength and hardness of the material, making it ideal for high-stress applications.


AMS 5505 tubes is a highly versatile and sought-after stainless steel material. Its composition, physical and mechanical properties, hardness, and heat treatment make it ideal for various applications. Whether for household appliances, automotive components, or even medical implants, AMS 5505 material offers excellent corrosion resistance, formability, and toughness, making it a reliable and durable option.

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