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1.6587 (18CrNiMo7-6) directly from stock & cut to your required dimensions!

International identifiers
AISI 4820, BS970 820A16, 17HNM

This steel grade is used for units with highest strain (toothed racks and gear parts)

EU material from stock.


quenched and tempered

Machinability: 4 (10 - good 1- bad)

Weldability: good

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Chemical composition
min.0,15 0,5  1,50,251,4   
In stock

Flat, forged, quenched and tempered

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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