Sandvik Nanoflex

Strip steel

Datasheet updated 2015-06-12 14:05 (supersedes all previous editions)

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Sandvik Nanoflex is a precipitation hardening, austenitic stainless steel specifically designed for applications requiring high strength and good ductility. Mechanical strength can be increased substantially by heat treatment (ageing) of the final product, after first taking advantage of a soft 'as-delivered' condition, favourable for forming.

Normally, strip steel in Sandvik Nanoflex is delivered in the cold rolled condition, but there is also a possibility of using the grade in the annealed condition and still reach a comparably high strength, solely by heat treatment.

Sandvik Nanoflex is characterized by:

  • Very high tensile strength with comparably good ductility
  • Very high ageing effect
  • Hardenable by heat treatment from the annealed condition
  • No softening after exposure to temperatures up to 450°C (842°F)
  • Good weldability


  • ASTM A693
  • UNS S46910