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# EN 1.3532 Steel vs. EN 1.4729 Stainless Steel

Both EN 1.3532 steel and EN 1.4729 stainless steel are iron alloys. They have 86% of their average alloy composition in common. There are 22 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (6, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is EN 1.3532 steel and the bottom bar is EN 1.4729 stainless steel.

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## Mechanical Properties

 Brinell Hardness 210 to 220 260
 Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa 190 190
 Poisson's Ratio 0.29 0.28
 Shear Modulus, GPa 73 75

## Thermal Properties

 Latent Heat of Fusion, J/g 250 300
 Maximum Temperature: Mechanical, °C 440 850
 Melting Completion (Liquidus), °C 1460 1420
 Melting Onset (Solidus), °C 1420 1380
 Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 470 490
 Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K 46 24
 Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 13 10

## Electrical Properties

 Electrical Conductivity: Equal Volume, % IACS 7.9 2.8
 Electrical Conductivity: Equal Weight (Specific), % IACS 9.1 3.3

## Otherwise Unclassified Properties

 Base Metal Price, % relative 5.0 7.5
 Density, g/cm3 7.9 7.6
 Embodied Carbon, kg CO2/kg material 1.9 2.1
 Embodied Energy, MJ/kg 25 29
 Embodied Water, L/kg 60 100

## Common Calculations

 PREN (Pitting Resistance) 2.0 14
 Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points 13 14
 Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points 24 25
 Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s 13 6.5

## Alloy Composition

 Aluminum (Al), % 0 to 0.050 0
 Carbon (C), % 0.14 to 0.18 0.3 to 0.5
 Chromium (Cr), % 1.0 to 1.4 12 to 14
 Copper (Cu), % 0 to 0.3 0
 Iron (Fe), % 92.6 to 94.8 80.4 to 86.7
 Manganese (Mn), % 0.25 to 0.55 0 to 1.0
 Molybdenum (Mo), % 0.2 to 0.3 0 to 0.5
 Nickel (Ni), % 3.8 to 4.3 0 to 1.0
 Oxygen (O), % 0 to 0.0020 0
 Phosphorus (P), % 0 to 0.025 0 to 0.040
 Silicon (Si), % 0 to 0.4 1.0 to 2.5
 Sulfur (S), % 0 to 0.030 0 to 0.030