hot-work steel

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: steel - an alloy steel that remains hard at a red heat; used to make metal-cutting tools
tool steel - alloy steel that is suitable for making tools; is hard and tough and can retain a cutting edge
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Mold inserts are generally made of corrosion-resistant chrome steel, but ejector pros are usually made of hot-work steel, which is not corrosion resistant.
New additions to the standard catalogue include a chrome-vanadium, cold-work 1.2210 steel; unalloyed tool steel 1.1730; corrosion-resistant, fully hardened steed 1.2083; standard hot-work steel 1.2343; high-chromium tool steel 1.2379; special fully hardened steel 1.2767; and a quenched and tempered tool steel in a 1.2550 grade and 1.2842 grade.
5, an H-13 type hot-work steel, annealed to approx.