Flatstock
from G.L. Huyett

Ground flat stock is made from general purpose tool steel containing manganese to make it nondeforming and non-shrinking. It ’s used in toolrooms for tools, dyes, punches, templates, stripper plates, and in tight tolerance keyways. [See More]

  • Shape / Form: Bar Stock; Flats / Rectangular Bar
  • Specifications: ASTM / ASME
  • Tool Steel Type (Grade): Die, Mold or Cold Work D or M Grades; Stainless Steel, Normally UNS S, but also UNS N or K; ToolSteel
  • Tempers & Finishes: Mattison or Blanchard Finish
Cold Work Tool Steel -- ACD37
from Hitachi Metals America, Ltd.

Vacuum quenched and air quenched steel, improved for SGT as to hardenability and wire electric discharge machinability [See More]

  • Shape / Form: Squares; Bar Stock; Round Bar or Rod Stock; Flats / Rectangular Bar; Semi-finished, Mill Stock or Near Net Shapes
  • Specifications: Proprietary Grade
  • Tool Steel Type (Grade): Air Hardening A Grades; Die, Mold or Cold Work D or M Grades; ToolSteel
  • Tempers & Finishes: 830-870 Air Quenching, Tempering
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]

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