MA2/MA2H – 1.4021

MA2/MA2H – 1.4021

MA2/MA2H – 1.4021

A 13% chromium Martensitic Stainless Steels that can be hardened by quenching and tempering.

Main features

Can be hardened with heat treatment; high levels of resistance; can achieve a cutting edge, good corrosion resistance.


  • Blades for knives and various utensils for food preparation
  • Blades for industrial equipment
  • Cutting tools
  • Mechanical parts and other tools
  • Hand tools
MA2/MA2H – 1.4021


  • ASTM 420
  • UNS S42000
  • EN 1.4021
  • IMDS ID 336376207

Chemical Composition

Typical values

  • C=0.22
  • Si=0.35
  • Mn=0.35
  • Cr=13.3
  • N=0.03

Alphanumerical designation X20Cr13

Dimensional range

Coils, Sheets

  • Thickness: from 0.4 to 6 mm
  • Width: up to 1,000 mm according to thickness


  • Annealed products
    Thickness: from 0.075 to 6 mm
    Width: up to 1,000 mm
  • Cold worked products
    Thickness: from 0.060 to 2.50 mm
    Width: up to 700 mm
  • Hardened and Tempered products
    Thickness: from 0.15 to 2 mm
    Width: up to 500 mm

Surface aspects

  • Hot rolled & Cold rolled
  • Hardened and tempered (quenched)

According to forms & dimensions.


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