Tool Steel

What is tool steel and how is it made?

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What is tool steel?

What are the properties of tool steel?

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Toughness

Hardness

Wear Resistance

Heat Resistance

Tool Steel Grades

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1. Water-Hardening Tool Steel (W)

2. Cold -Work Tool Steel (O, A, and D)

a. O Series (Oil-Hardening)

b. A Series (Air-Hardening)

c. D Series (High Carbon-Chromium)

3. Hot Work Tool Steel (H)

4. Shock Resisting Tool Steel (S)

5. Mould Steels (P)

6. High-Speed Tool Steel (T and M)

7. Special Purpose Tool Steel (L and F)

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a. Low Alloy types (L)

b. Carbon-Tungsten type (F)

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