CRUCIBLE 442 is a non-hardenable (ferritic) chromium stainless steel. It is suitable for general-purpose corrosion and heat resisting applications. This steel is magnetic at all times. Its typical applications include decorative trim, nitric acid tanks and nitrogen fixation equipment. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties as well as creep. It also includes information on high temperature performance and corrosion resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, and joining. Filing Code: SS-451. Producer or source: Crucible Specialty Metals Division, Colt Industries.