Definition - What does Martensitic mean?

Martensitic is a descriptive term used to refer to martensite stainless steel. Martensite stainless steel is a type of steel with added carbon and a body-centered tetragonal crystalline structure.

Corrosionpedia explains Martensitic

Martensitic materials have a significant strength, durability and hardness due to heat treatment. They are also often alloyed with chromium and yield a high tensile strength value when annealed.

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