CORROSION RESISTANCE

Following list shows the comparison of corrosion resistance performance between AISI 440C stainless steel and AISI 52100 normal bearing steel. Please consult with us regarding any other chemicals not listed below.

CHEMICALS

CONDITION TEMPERATURE MATERIALS
440C 52100
4-chloridated carbon dry/wet normal
Acetic acid

Acetone
normal
Air
normal
Carbonic acid gas

Chloric gas dry normal
Chloric gas wet 100
Hydrochloric acid 75% solution
Hydrogen peroxide

Hydrogen sulfide gas dry
Hydrogen sulfide gas wet
Naphtha
normal
Natural water
normal
Nitric acid thick normal
Nitric acid thick boiling
Sea breeze
normal
Seawater
normal
Seawater 50% solution normal/boiling
Sulfurous acid thick normal
Sulfurous acid thick boiling
Sulfurous acid 50% solution normal/boiling
Sulfurous acid gas dry
Sulfurous acid gas wet
Water vapor
100
    not affected
  slightly affected
  affected
  no data available
REMARKS
This comparison list is provided as general guidance for the users. The performance level of corrosion resistance varies, depending upon the conditions of each application. Therefore, we recommend that the user conduct actual testing to see how 440C stainless steel works in the user-specific applications. We are not responsible for any claims taken place in the users' applications without actual and prior testing.
 

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