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AKM Steels Ltd.
Unit 1, The Malthouse,
Masbrough Street, Rotherham,
South Yorkshire S60 1EX
Tel: 01709 377005
Fax: 01709 377006
Email: sales@akmsteels.co.uk
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Incorporated in the UK

Hot Working Tool Steels

Extensive Range - Expert Advice

Hot work tool steels have been developed for forming operations which are
done at high temperatures, including punching, forging and shearing.

The essential properties of Hot Work Tool Steels are:

1. Maintaining their mechanical properties at elevated temperatures
2. High wear resistance at elevated temperatures
3. High thermal conductivity

Such properties are achieved adding alloy elements such as chromium,
molybdenum, tungsten, vanadium, nickel and cobalt in proper amounts.
Choosing suitable steel grade, machining and heat treatment increase
the performance of the mould.

A list of our Hot Work Tool Steels available for order is detailed in
the table below: -

Material No. DIN Designation Datasheet
1.2311 40CrMnNiMo8-6-4* Download PDF
1.2312 40CrMnNiMo8-6-4* Download PDF
1.2343 X37CrMoV5-1 Download PDF
1.2344 X40CrMoV5-1 Download PDF
1.2345 X50CrMoV5-1 Download PDF
1.2365 32CrMoV12-28 Download PDF
1.2550 60WCrV8 Download PDF
1.2631 X50CrMoW9-1-1 Download PDF
1.2714 55NiCrMoV7 Download PDF
1.2738 40CrMnNiMo8-6-4* Download PDF
1.2787 X23CrNi17 Download PDF
Key:
* = 1.2311 without S
(buffability)

1.2312 with 0.05 S
(machinability)

1.2738 with 1% Ni
(through-hardening capability)

** = Powder Metallurgical Steel
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steel foundry in Germany to
our clients.

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