K36X – 1.4526

K36X – 1.4526

K36X – 1.4526

Our KARA range. The “X” means that this molybdenum-containing, niobium-stabilised 18% chromium Ferritic Stainless Steel is ideal for exhaust applications.

Main features

Good resistance to pitting corrosion, great performance in industrial and salt spray equipment, good formability (free from “roping”), excellent polishability, enhanced mechanical properties at high temperature, resistance to high temperature oxidation (up to 950°C), good corrosion resistance to exhaust gas atmospheres.


  • Various parts of exhaust systems (manifold, catalytic converter shell, connecting pipe, silencer)
  • Automotive exhaust tailpipe
K36X – 1.4526


  • ASTM 436
  • UNS S43600
  • EN 1.4526
  • IMDS ID 336850497

Chemical Composition

Typical values

  • C=0.020
  • Si=0.40
  • Mn=0.25
  • Cr=17.50
  • Mo=1.25
  • Nb=0.50

Alphanumerical designation X6CrMoNb17-1

Dimensional range


  • Thickness: from 0.40 to 4 mm
  • Width: up to 1,500 mm

Surface aspects

  • Cold rolled
  • 2R, 2B, 2D
  • Hot rolled: please consult

According to thickness.


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K36X (1.4526) - Exhaust

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