Tool Steel

Are used to fabricate tooling exposed to stress that cannot always be defined precisely in the design phase. Tool steels include cold work tool steels, hot work tool steels and plastics mold steels

DIMENSIONS
Diam. 3mm ~1200mm ( Cold drawn / Hot rolled / Forged )
Block Th 100 ~ 800mm x Width 100 ~ 1600mm x Length 500 ~ 5800mm
Flat Th 10 ~ 90mm x Width 60 x 550mm x Length 2500 x 5800mm

Brand Name Nearest Related Specification Typical Composition (%) & Properties
C Mn P S Si Cr W V Mo Ni
D2 1.2379
AISI D2
1.40 ~ 1.60 0.15 ~0.60 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0,15 ~ 0,60 11.00 ~ 13.00 0,70 ~1,20 1,10(max)
Description & Applications: Very high resistance against abrasive and adhesive wear. Suitable for cutting, punching, stamping tools etc.
D6 1.2436
AISI D6
2.00 ~ 2.25 0.20 ~ 0.60 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0.20 ~0.40 11.00 ~ 13.00 0.60 ~ 1.25
Description & Applications: This steel is used for making dies for hot forging presses, manufacture of molds for injection plastic and zamak, hot cutting tools, dies for casting of aluminum alloys, lead, tin
D3 1.2080
AISI D3
2.00 ~2.35 0.150 ~ 0.60 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0,15 – 0,60 11.0 0 ~13,50 1.00(max) 1.00(max)
Description & Applications: Very high resistance against abrasive and adhesive wear. Suitable for cutting, punching, stamping tools etc.
H13 1.2344
AISI H13
0.32 ~ 0.45 0.20 ~ 0.50 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0,80 – 1,20 4,75 ~ 5.50 0.80 ~1.20 1.10 ~1.75
Description & Applications: High strength at elevated temperatures, high hot wear esistance & good toughness. Suitable for hot forming tools, extrusion tools, forging dies etc.
O1 1.2510
AISI O1
0.85 ~ 1.00 1.00 ~1.40 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0.50 0.40 ~ 0.60 0.40 ~ 0.60 0.30(max)
Description & Applications: Medium alloyed cold work steel with good hardening capacity & high wear resistance. Suitable for shear knives, thread rolling tools etc.
P20 1.2311
AISI P20
0,35 – 0,45 1,30 – 1,60 0,035(max) 0,035(max) 0,20 – 0,40 1,80 – 2,10 0,15 – 0,25
Description & Applications:Plastic mould steel that is usually supplied in a hardened and tempered condition. Suitable for Plastic moulds, frames for plastic pressure dies, hydroforming tools.
P20 1.2711
AISI P20
0.50 ~ 0.60 0.50 ~ 0.80 0.025(max) 0.025(max) 0.15 ~ 0.35 0.60 ~ 0.80 0.07 ~ 0.12 0.25 ~ 0.35 1.50 ~ 1.80
Description & Applications: This steel is especially intended for the manufacture of plastic injection molds and dies for pressure casting of light alloys.
P20 1.2738
AISI P20
0.35 ~ 0.45 1.30 ~ 1.60 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0.20 ~ 0.40 1.80 ~ 2.10 0.15 ~ 1.25 0.90 ~ 1.20
Description & Applications: This steel is in the category generally labeled as Mold Steels. Nickel and chromium are the alloying elements for hardness and toughness. Cold work tool steel with good machinability, excellent polishability, suitable for texturing. Improved through hardenability comapred to Mat.No. 1.2311.
S1 1.2542
AISI S1
0.40 ~ 0.55 0.10 ~ 0.40 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0.15 ~1.20 1.00 ~ 1.80 1.50 ~ 3.00 0.15 ~ 0.30 0.50(max)
Description & Applications: Cold work steel, dimensionally stable & impact resistant. Suitable for paper and wood cutting knives etc.
6F3 1.2714
AISI 6F3
0.50 ~ 0.60 0.65 ~ 0.95 0.03(max) 0.03(max) 0.10 ~ 0.40 1.00 ~ 1.20 0.45 ~ 0.55 0.07 ~ 0.12 1.50 ~ 1.80
Description & Applications: Highly tough standard tool steel for medium and big sized forging dies, is usually delivered in hardened and tempered condition. Hot shear blades, extrusion rams, die holders, supporting tools.

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