Ferritic Stainless 445M2 & 404GP
Developed in Japan, with a successful track record in Australasia and New Zealand, 445M2 offers real advantages over 316
445M2 Stainless Steel

Ferritic Stainless 445M2 & 404GP

Wakefield Metals has worked with top mills to produce new grades such as 445M2 and 404GP approved by NZSSDA, the following grades were subject to a case study carried out by NZSSDA in comparison to 304 and 316 in NZ coastal environment and based on the case study their workability and corrosion resistance was superior to 304 and 316 a copy of the case study is available for download here.

Marine grade stainless steel 316 has been around for a long time. Now there’s an alternative, that’s even better – grade 445M2 from Wakefield Metals. Developed in Japan, with a successful track record in Australasia and New Zealand, 445M2 offers real advantages over 316.

Now available in PVD Titanium Coated in various colours.

For further information on these 404GP or 445M2 please contact your Wakefield Metals sales representative on 0800 255 638.

Grade 404GP

Ferritic Stainless Steel
Contents
  • Applications
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Corrosion Performance
  • Test Results
pdf

Grade 445M2

Marine Grade Stainless Steel
Contents
  • Chemical Composition
  • Micro Structure
  • Weldability
  • Features
pdf

Welding

New Generation
Contents
  • Filler Metals
  • Sheilding Gas
  • Welding Tips
  • Features
pdf

Performance

Coastal Environment
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Experimental
  • Results & Discussion
  • Conclusion
pdf

Results

Performance Evaluation
Contents
  • Assesstment
  • Evaluation
  • Alternatives
  • Suggestions
pdf

HERA

Test Results
Contents
  • Atmosphere
  • Exposure
  • Samples
  • Results
pdf