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Chemical designation: X40Cr14
Working hardness: 50-55 HRC
hardness (deliv. cond.): max. 241 HB
Corrosion-resistant cold work steel and plastic mould steel, good machinability, good hardenability and excellent polishing properties. Low distortion through-hardening steel with high hardness and high wear resistance. For maximum required polishability use the ESR (Electro Slag Remelted Steel) production. Working hardness: 50-55 HRC.
The Tool Steel AISI/SAE 420 ESR is suitable for the folllowing applications: Machine construction, medical technology, plastic moulds, synthetic resin moulding tools, die casting tools, light metal die casting, cutting tools, machine knives, kitchen knives, razors, shears, scraper blades, surgical instruments, measuring tools, roller bearings, ball bearings, ice-skates, pump parts, valves.
The Tool Steel AISI/SAE 420 ESR is available as €coPräz®.