Cold Work Tool Steel -- CRD
from Hitachi Metals America, Ltd.

Cold work die steel with highest abrasion resistance. [See More]

  • Tool Steel Type (Grade): Air Hardening A Grades; Die, Mold or Cold Work D or M Grades; Oil Hardening O Grades; M or T High Speed Grades; ToolSteel
  • Tempers & Finishes: 930-980 (950-1000) Oil Quenching (Air Quenching), Tempering
  • Specifications: JIS
  • Shape / Form: Squares; Bar Stock; Round Bar or Rod Stock; Flats / Rectangular Bar; Semi-finished, Mill Stock or Near Net Shapes
Air Hardening Precision Ground Flat Stock -- 497
from Starrett

Dimensionally stable …. The 5% chromium content makes this steel especially desirable for punches and dies to be used in long production runs since it gives the tools far longer life. Up to 50% more pieces per sharpening can be produced than with oil hardening steel. High wear resistance is... [See More]

  • Tool Steel Type (Grade): M or T High Speed Grades; ToolSteel
  • Tempers & Finishes: Air Hardening
  • Specifications: AISI
  • Shape / Form: Bar Stock; Flats / Rectangular Bar; Semi-finished, Mill Stock or Near Net Shapes