The invention relates to stainless steel fibers obtained by bundled drawing of stainless steel wires embedded in a matrix material. The composition of the stainless steel fibers comprises iron and the following components expressed in percent by weight: C .English Pound. 0.05%, Mn .English Pound. 5%, Si .English Pound. 2%, 8 .English Pound. Ni .English Pound. 12%, 15% .English Pound. Cr .English Pound. 20%, Mo .English Pound. 3%, Cu .English Pound. 4%, N .English Pound. 0.05%, S .English Pound. 0.03% and P .English Pound. 0.05%. The invention further relates to a method of manufacturing stainless steel fibers.


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