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Martensitic Steel

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Docol Martensitic Cold Formable Steel, Automotive Applications for Martensitic Steel, Mechanical Properties for Docol® Martensitic Steel, Grades for Docol Martensitic Steel, Forming Docol Martensitic Stainless Steel (MSS), HR Docol Martensitic Steel.

The details of Martensitic steel are as follows : 

Heat treatment can improve the mechanical characteristics of martensitic stainless steels by quenching and tempering them to achieve higher hardness and tensile strength.

When steel is quickly cooled in air or another medium, such as oil, most of the austenite is converted to martensite, which has a new crystal structure.

The metals such as 18% chromium and other elements such as nickel, selenium, carbon phosphorus, vanadium, and sulfur are added in different grades to achieve specific properties in martensitic stainless steels. 

The characteristics of Martensitic steel are as follows:

Martensitic stainless steels have high thermal conductivity, making them ideal for heat exchangers and other applications that involve even heat distribution.

The Benefits of Martensitic steel are as follows: 

The mechanical qualities of tensile strength, hardness, and impact toughness are developed mainly to satisfy requirements by the product. 

With the material’s low coefficient of thermal expansion, they are more likely to keep their form at high temperatures.

What are the uses of Martensitic steel?:

Martensitic steel is also employed in aeronautical applications that require a high rigidity level.

General-purpose martensitic steel is utilized in mild-corrosion applications. Blades and bushings for steam and gas turbines and used in applications such as cutlery are examples of applications.

Grades and Mechanical Properties for Docol® Martensitic Steel

Product Family Product name Coating Dimensions Standards
Docol 900M Docol CR​700Y​900T-​MS UC, EG T: 0.50 – 2.10 mm
W: Up to 1527 mm
Docol 1100M Docol CR​860Y​1100T-​MS UC, EG T: 0.50 – 2.00 mm
W: Up to 1527 mm
Docol 1200M Docol CR​950Y​1200T-​MS UC, EG T: 0.50 – 2.10 mm
W: Up to 1527 mm
Docol HR​900Y​1180T-​MS UC T: 2.00 – 4.00 mm
W: Up to 1440 mm
Docol 1300M Docol CR​1030Y​1300T-​MS UC, EG T: 0.50 – 2.10 mm
W: Up to 1527 mm
VDA 239-100
Docol 1400M Docol CR​1150Y​1400T-​MS UC, EG T: 0.50 – 2.10 mm
W: Up to 1527 mm
Docol 1500M Docol CR​1220Y​1500T-​MS UC, EG T: 0.50 – 2.10 mm
W: Up to 1527 mm
VDA 239-100
Docol 1700M Docol CR​1350Y​1700T-​MS UC T: 1.00 – 2.10 mm
W: Up to 1250 mm
VDA 239-100

Chemical Composition For Docol Martensitic Steel

Chemical composition (main alloying elements) in wt%

Steel designation





Number C Cr Mo Others Remarks
X12Cr13 1.4006 410 0.12 12.5 Base grade, used as stainless engineering steel
X20Cr13 1.4021 420 0.20 13.0 Base grade, used as stainless engineering steel
X50CrMoV15 1.4116 0.50 14.5 0.65 V: 0.15 Used chiefly for professional knives
X14CrMoS17 1.4104 430F 0.14 16.5 0.40 S: 0.25 Sulphur improves machinability
X39CrMo17-1 1.4122 0.40 16.5 1.10 Used chiefly for professional knives
X105CrMo17 1.4125 440C 1.10 17.0 0.60 Tool steel grade (440C), high wear resistance
X17CrNi16-2 1.4057 431 0.17 16.0 Ni: 2.00 Ni replaces some C for higher ductility & toughness
X4CrNiMo16-5-1 1.4418 ≤ 0.06 16.0 1.10 Ni: 2.00 Highest corrosion resistance of martensitics
X5CrNiCuNb16-4 1.4542 630 (17/4PH) ≤ 0.07 16.0 Ni: 4.00

Cu: 4.00

Nb: 5xC to 0.45

Precipitation hardening grade

High strength. Used in aerospace

Applications of Martensitic Steel

Docol martensitic steels are the highest in strength of our Docol cold-formable steel grades, which means the highest potential for weight reduction and increased performance in crash-related components.

• EV battery protection
• Sill (rocker) reinforcements
• Door/side intrusion beams
• Bumpers
• Roof reinforcements
• Seat structures

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