Armco 18-9LW is a low-work-hardening stainless steel developed for severe cold heading, swaging and other cold forming applications. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, hardness, elasticity, and tensile properties. It also includes information on corrosion resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, joining, and surface treatment. Filing Code: SS-138. Producer or source: Armco Inc., Eastern Steel Division.