Custom 465® is a stainless steel produced by Carpenter Specialty Alloys that has been found to be ideal for medical instrumentation.

We can combine your less than mill quantities with other companies needs for significant price savings. Plan now for the future, and stay ahead of shortages that result in exorbitant pricing and long lead times.

Use the form below to request a quote on 465 Stainless Steel rod or tube. Or give us a call to speak directly to a supply chain management specialist about how we can help.

Material is fully certified to ASTM F899 surgical instrument quality and manufactured in the USA.  We will provide precision ground to ±.0005" on request.

Chemical Data, Mechanical Properties and Specifications for Custom 465 Stainless Steel

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Chemical Range For 465
Element Minimum Maximum
Carbon -- 0.02
Chromium 11.00 12.50
Iron Balance --
Manganese -- 0.25
Molybdenum 0.75 1.25
Nickel 10.75 11.25
Phosphorus -- 0.015
Silicon -- 0.25
Sulphur -- 0.01
Titanium 1.50 1.80


Typical Mechanical Properties for 465
Form Tensile Strength Yield Strength Elongation at Break
At H1000° 252 ksi 247 ksi 15%


AMS 5936 Capable of H1000
ASTM A564 Capable of H1000
UNS S46500