Listed below are some basic information on steels and their compositions that are commonly used in the manufacture of metal stamping tools.
|K110||D2||C1.55, Si0.3, Mn0.3,Cr11.5, Mo0.7, V1.0||Dimensionally stable, high carbon, high chromium steel
with excellent toughness. Can be air hardened or bath
|K460||O1||C0.95, Si0.3, Mn1.1,Cr0.5, V0.12, W0.55||Oil hardening steel.|
|K720||O2||C0.9, Si0.25, Mn2.0,Cr0.35, V0.13||Oil hardening dimensionally stable tool steel.|
|K245||S101A||C0.63, Si1.1, Mn1.1,Cr0.6||A flame or through hardening steel possessing extreme
toughness, good edge retention and wear resistantproperties.
|M200||P20S||C0.4, Si0.4, Mn1.5,S0.07 Cr1.9, Mo0.2||Prehardened chromium-molybdenum steel which
exhibits uniform hardness over the whole cross section,
high temperature resistance, and excellent machinability
|K1045||1045||C0.45,Si0.25,Mn0.75,P0.03 max, S0.035 max||Medium carbon high tensile strength steel suitable for medium stressed parts. Suitable for flame or induction hardening.|