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tool steel

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(Metallurgy) any of various steels whose hardness and ability to retain a cutting edge make them suitable for use in tools for cutting wood and metal
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Noun1.tool steel - alloy steel that is suitable for making toolstool steel - alloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard and tough and can retain a cutting edge
alloy steel - steel who characteristics are determined by the addition of other elements in addition to carbon
high-speed steel, hot-work steel - an alloy steel that remains hard at a red heat; used to make metal-cutting tools
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5P With Following Compliances : Material For Gauging Members-Suitable Tool Steel As Per Is:7018 (Pt-1) Hardness 700 Hv (60 Hrc) Min, Gauging Member Shall Confirm To Is:9608 (Ra 1994) Threads To Is:4218 (Pt-3 & 4), Tolerance Clas 6H, Gauging Practice To Is:2334, Marking Packing & Other Requirements To Is: 7018 (Pt-1).
4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Ryerson Holding Corporation (NYSE: RYI), a leading distributor and processor of metals, announced today that it acquired Southern Tool Steel (STS), a privately-owned metals service center company headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Series3 multitool for AR platform rifles, CNC billet pliers (D2 tool steel), non-slip G10 grips, 3/8" hex for LaRueTM mounts, 1/2" hex for scope rings, dual lug M4 castle nut spanner wrench/bottle opener + screwdriver, 3/32" pin punch with 8-32 male thread for Otis cleaning kit compatibility, radiused tip carbon scraper, 3" D2 tool steel knife blade and 1/4" magnetic bit driver with M16A2 FSP Adjuster.
Carrs, which can trace its history back to 1902, is a leading supplier of advanced technology tool steel and aluminium, providing a comprehensive range of materials and cutting and machining services to manufacturing businesses across the country.
Unlike some other tool steel grade alloys that contain molybdenum and tungsten, which are comparatively costly alloying elements, this "lean" tool steel has an increased amount of chromium in it, as well as carbides that contribute to a multi-phase composite microstructure.
From this brief literature review, it is evident that the role of post-oxidation of the tool steel during its tribological interaction with ultra-high-strength boron steel has not been studied.
Intended for tool and die shops, this handbook walks through the process of heat treating D2, A2, A6, H13, S7, M2, O1, and W1 tool steel, and provides guidelines for grinding hardened tool steel and selecting the appropriate steel for an application.
BRP Parallel Grippers feature hardened tool steel jaws and support that allow for long tooling fingers, and high moments and force.
The company's flash trim tools include such features as high quality tool steel construction, heat treatment for increased edge life, and the radius surface allows work in tight spaces.
The HSS-XE tool steel is fully ground to a proprietary geometry, and hardened to 12% cobalt tool steel without brittleness.
One hundred feet of hardened tool steel rods and a 9 horsepower hydraulic pack are shipped with the Pilot Bore.
While the durability of any mold depends on its complexity and the section sizes of the casting, a typically designed lifetime of a simple H-13 tool steel mold may be 70,000 castings.