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Machinability of 465 Stainless Steel

Stainless Steel is a difficult steel to machine in general.  For those familiar with the standard 302, 304 or 17-4 stainless series they should be warned that the 465 custom stainless in the condition A form must be machined 20-30% slower than these.  It is a tougher series and must be examined for all the benefits.

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