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1.2343 (X37CrMoV5-1) directly from stock & cut to your required dimensions!

International identifiers
AISI H11, AISI H18, WCL, B.S. BH11, AFNOR Z38CDV5
Scopes

1.2343 hot work tool steel with high temperature strength and wear resistance with high thermal shock resistance. Plastic molds, die-casting and extrusion tools for light metal. Good toughness and thermal conductivity.

For forging dies, forging tools, hot shear blades, hot extrusion tools, punches, screw tools, steel pins and ejector.

Characteristics

annealed max. 229 HB

Weldability:      bad

Machinability:   5 (1 = very bad - 10 = good)

 

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Chemical composition
1.2343
X37CrMoV5-1
CSiMnPSCrMoNiV
min.0,330,80,25  4,81,1   0,3
max.0,411,20,50  5,51,5   0,5
In stock

Flat, forged, annealed
Round, forged, annealed

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Advantages of saw cut

The processing with the saw is a mechanical processing of the material, which results in a significantly lower unintended deformation and increased hardness for the existing structure, such as the thermal cutting.

Thus, the machined workpiece has a homogeneous structure even at the edge, which does not change in the continuation of the material.

This circumstance allows immediate finishing of the workpiece with milling or drilling . So it is not necessary to anneal the material or make a similar operation beforehand.

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