Type 416 is a chromium grade of stainless steel modified by the addition of phosphorus and sulphur to produce a free-machining steel. It is the most readily machinable of all stainless steels A wide range of mechanical properties may be obtained by conventional heat treating methods. It is magnetic in all conditions. Manufactured by the electric-furnace process, it is a quality steel, free from all injurious defects, and meets the requirements of the aircraft industry.
Annealed Bars and Pump Shafting ... Ends painted Green
Heat Treated Bars ...Green with Blue Stripe