AQUAMET 17 is a precipitation-hardening stainless steel that provides the best combination of strength, toughness, wear resistance and corrosion resistance available for shafting where extra strength and precision straightness are needed. It is in wide use in various types of boats. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties as well as fracture toughness. It also includes information on corrosion resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: SS-326. Producer or source: Armco Steel Corporation, Advanced Materials Division.