An extremely strong precipitation hardened stainless steel
- Well suited for high strength applciaitons
- Up to 4x stronger than 316 stainless steel
- Maintains its mechanical strength up to 600°F
- 17-4PH Chemistry & Specifications
- 17-4 PH hex head bolt features and benefits
17-4 PH hex head bolts are made from a precipitation hardened stainless steel most known for its exceptional strength and its ability to maintain its mechanical properties to 600°F. Compared to 316 stainless steel, 17-4 PH bolts yield strength is up over 4 times greater. When compared to Duplex 2205 bolts, the yield strength of 17-4 PH can be up to 2-½ times greater.
17-4 PH hex head bolts are available in 8 different aged (precipitation hardened) conditions offering a variety of mechanical properties (see below).
Resources: 17-4PH Torque Specs
It is important to differentiate between a 17-4 PH hex head bolt and hex head cap screw. Often people assume they are the same, but they are actually very different fasteners in terms of how they are manufactured, as well as from an application perspective. Regardless of your choice, 17-4 PH hex heads offer strong, stable joints because of their large head service.
The Hex Comparison
Hex Head Bolts
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17-4PH Specifications: UNS S17400, AISI 630, ASTM A564-630, Werkstoff 1.4542, AMS 5604 Sheet, Strip and Plate, ASTM A 693 Plate