BS 1.2738
PREMIUM 1.2738

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Technical datasheet (PDF) Technical datasheet
€co-Präz® 500 €co-Präz
-flat-
500 mm  
           
Steel Guide Information in the STEEL GUIDE
Alternatives in the STEEL GUIDE
PRS/BA PRS / BA
-round-
500 mm 1,000 mm
   
Standard values to PREMIUM 1.2738 Standard values
Chemical designation: 40CrMnNiMo8-6-4
Working hardness: 32-50 HRC
hardness (deliv. cond.): max. 325 HB

Chemical composition

CSiMnPSCrMoNi
0.35
-
0.45
0.2
-
0.4
1.3
-
1.6
0
-
0.03
0
-
0.03
1.8
-
2.1
0.15
-
0.25
0.9
-
1.2
   
Technical properties Technical properties
Steel grade with focus on plastic mould making, nickel additives for a better through-hardenability (constant strength), also for thicknesses > 400 mm. Low sulphur steel and therefore polishable and grainable. Working hardness: approx. 32 HRC (delivery condition: quenched and tempered) up to 50 HRC.
   
Applications Applications
The Tool Steel BS 1.2738 is suitable for the following applications: Plastic moulds, moulding frames, die casting moulds, dies, forging tools, metal extrusion tools, tube presses, hydroforming tools.
   

The Tool Steel BS 1.2738 is available as €coPräz® and as Precision round steel with machining allowance.

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