AISI Type 440B is a hardenable high-carbon high-chromium steel recommended stainless for cutlery, valve parts, ball bearings, pivot pins, etc. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, microstructure, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties as well as fracture toughness. It also includes information on corrosion resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, joining, and surface treatment. Filing Code: SS-223. Producer or source: Stainless steel mills.